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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) A feeling of contempt and aversion; the regarding anything as unworthy of or beneath one; scorn.

2. (v. t.) That which is worthy to be disdained or regarded with contempt and aversion.

3. (n.) The state of being despised; shame.

4. (v. t.) To think unworthy; to deem unsuitable or unbecoming; as, to disdain to do a mean act.

5. (v. t.) To reject as unworthy of one's self, or as not deserving one's notice; to look with scorn upon; to scorn, as base acts, character, etc.

6. (v. i.) To be filled with scorn; to feel contemptuous anger; to be haughty.

5243. huperephania -- haughtiness, disdain
... haughtiness, disdain. Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine Transliteration: huperephania
Phonetic Spelling: (hoop-er-ay-fan-ee'-ah) Short Definition: pride, arrogance ...
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3456. mukterizo -- to turn up the nose or sneer at
... or sneer at. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: mukterizo Phonetic Spelling:
(mook-tay-rid'-zo) Short Definition: I sneer at, disdain Definition: (properly ...
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1609. ekptuo -- to spit out, to spurn
... to spit out, to spurn. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: ekptuo Phonetic Spelling:
(ek-ptoo'-o) Short Definition: I spit upon, disdain, reject, loathe ...
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2662. katapateo -- to tread down
... trample, tread underfoot. From kata and pateo; to trample down; figuratively, to
reject with disdain -- trample, tread (down, underfoot). see GREEK kata. ...
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Strong's Hebrew
3988. ma'ac -- to reject
... abhor, cast away off, contemn, despise, disdain, become loathsome, refuse,
A primitive root; to spurn; also (intransitively) to ...
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959. bazah -- to despise
... despise, disdain, contemptible, think to scorn, vile person. A primitive root;
to disesteem -- despise, disdain, contemn(-ptible), + think ...
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The Misdoings of Severian
... respect the man. And should we not fight, Serapion, against these intense
feelings of dislike and disdain for our fellow-men? We all ...
/.../chapter xlii the misdoings of.htm

But, My Opponents Ask, if Christ came as the Saviour of Men...
... implored to deign to accept the gift of salvation from God; and must God's gracious
mercy be poured into your bosom while you reject it with disdain, and flee ...
/.../the seven books of arnobius against the heathen/64 but my opponents ask.htm

A Desperate Case --How to Meet It
... for be you whomsoever you may, there are pardons on his lips; there are blessings
in his hands; there is love in his heart; and he will not disdain to receive ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 10 1864/a desperate casehow to meet.htm

St. Ambrose Examines and Refutes the Heretical Argument that ...
... when Christ wills to be with us, as He Himself said: "Father, I will that they whom
Thou hast given Me be with Me where I am," [1113] would He disdain to be ...
/.../ambrose/works and letters of st ambrose/chapter viii st ambrose examines.htm

Love is not Condemned, but Love in God, in whom There is Rest ...
... 4); for, "lest man should disdain to imitate a humble man, God humbled Himself,
so that the pride of the human race might not disdain to walk in the footsteps ...
/.../the confessions and letters of st/chapter xii love is not condemned.htm

The Collar of Gold
... There was a pronounced curve of her mouth, a slight tension in the chiseled
nostril"in fact, an indefinable disdain that had not been there before. ...
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John Chapter i. 19-33
... That thou mightest not disdain to receive the baptism of the Lord. ... If I come
to the servant, dost thou disdain to come to the Lord? ...
/.../augustine/homilies on the gospel of john/tractate iv john chapter i.htm

1 Timothy v. 8
... And if thou givest to the poor, disdain not thyself to give it, for it is not to
the poor that it is given, but to Christ; and who is so wretched, as to ...
/.../homily xiv 1 timothy v.htm

Hail, Jesus;
... 82. And being Creator of heaven and earth, the King of kings and Lord of
angels, didst not disdain to be comforted by an angel; 83. ...
/.../baker/holy wisdom or directions for the prayer of contemplation/hail jesus.htm

Psalm CXXV.
... It hath been thy lot to become a Christian, and to have a man for thy master: thou
wast not made a Christian, that thou mightest disdain to be a servant. ...
/.../augustine/exposition on the book of psalms/psalm cxxv.htm

Disdain (6 Occurrences)
... 4. (vt) To think unworthy; to deem unsuitable or unbecoming; as, to disdain to
do a mean act. ... Multi-Version Concordance Disdain (6 Occurrences). ...
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Scorn (65 Occurrences)
... 1. (n.) Extreme and lofty contempt; haughty disregard; that disdain which springs
from the opinion of the utter meanness and unworthiness of an object. ...
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Disdainful (1 Occurrence)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (a.) Full of disdain; expressing disdain; scornful;
contemptuous; haughty. Multi-Version Concordance Disdainful (1 Occurrence). ...
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Disdained (6 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (imp. & pp) of Disdain. 2. (a.) Disdainful.
Multi-Version Concordance Disdained (6 Occurrences). 1 Samuel ...
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Spurn (13 Occurrences)
... 1. (vt) To drive back or away, as with the foot; to kick. 2. (vt) To reject with
disdain; to scorn to receive or accept; to treat with contempt. ...
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Discussions (11 Occurrences)

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Tryphaena (1 Occurrence)
... He describes them as those "who labor in the Lord." "The names, which might be rendered
`Dainty' and `Disdain' (see James 5:5 Isaiah 66:11), are ...
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Revengefully (2 Occurrences)
... Ezekiel 25:15 Thus saith the Lord GOD: Because the Philistines have dealt by revenge,
and have taken vengeance with disdain of soul to destroy, for the old ...
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Despise (64 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (vt) To look down upon with disfavor or contempt; to contemn;
to scorn; to disdain; to have a low opinion or contemptuous dislike of. ...
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Michal (18 Occurrences)
... The next scene in which she figures indicates that her love had cooled and had even
turned to disdain, for after David's enthusiastic joy and ecstatic dancing ...
/m/michal.htm - 16k

Disdain (6 Occurrences)

Ezekiel 16:57
before thy wickedness was uncovered, as at the time of the reproach of the daughters of Syria, and of all that are round about her, the daughters of the Philistines, that do despite unto thee round about.
(See JPS)

Ezekiel 25:6
For thus saith the Lord Jehovah: Because thou hast clapped thy hands, and stamped with the feet, and rejoiced with all the despite of thy soul against the land of Israel;
(See JPS)

Ezekiel 25:15
Thus saith the Lord Jehovah: Because the Philistines have dealt by revenge, and have taken vengeance with despite of soul to destroy with perpetual enmity;
(See JPS)

Ezekiel 28:24
And there shall be no more a pricking brier unto the house of Israel, nor a hurting thorn of any that are round about them, that did despite unto them; and they shall know that I am the Lord Jehovah.
(See JPS)

Ezekiel 28:26
And they shall dwell securely therein; yea, they shall build houses, and plant vineyards, and shall dwell securely, when I have executed judgments upon all those that do them despite round about them; and they shall know that I am Jehovah their God.
(See JPS)

Ezekiel 36:5
therefore thus saith the Lord Jehovah: Surely in the fire of my jealousy have I spoken against the residue of the nations, and against all Edom, that have appointed my land unto themselves for a possession with the joy of all their heart, with despite of soul, to cast it out for a prey.
(See JPS)



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