Definition of Disdainfully

1. Adverb. In a proud and domineering manner. "He treated his staff cavalierly"

Exact synonyms: Cavalierly
Partainyms: Cavalier, Disdainful



2. Adverb. Without respect; in a disdainful manner. "She spoke of him contemptuously"

Definition of Disdainfully

1. Adverb. In a disdainful manner. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Disdainfully

1. [adv]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Disdainfully

discussion
discussion room
discussional
discussionlike
discussions
discussive
discussives
discutient
disczine
disczines
disdain
disdaine
disdained
disdaineth
disdainful
disdainfully
disdainfulness
disdaining
disdainous
disdainously
disdains
disdeified
disdeifies
disdeify
disdeifying
disdeign
disdeigned
disdeigning
disdeigns
disdiaclast

Literary usage of Disdainfully

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Annals of the American Revolution: Or, A Record of the Causes and Events by Jedidiah Morse (1824)
"But their addresses were disdainfully rejected ; the king and the court of Great-Britain appeared equally deaf to the cry of millions, who only asked ..."

2. The Life, Times, and Correspondence of the Right Rev. Dr. Doyle, Bishop of by William John Fitzpatrick (1861)
"They studied the ornaments of eloquence, whereas Paul rejected them disdainfully; but nevertheless they naturally followed his wisdom. ..."

3. The History of New England from 1630 to 1649 by John Winthrop, James Savage (1853)
"... as talebearers, etc., taking it very disdainfully that his brethren should be sent for by a constable, with other high speeches, which were so ployed, ..."

4. A Zulu-Kafir Dictionary: Etymologically Explained, with Copious by Jacob Ludwig Döhne (1857)
"... the two is not at all considerable, and may seem trifling, but a nearer examination will show the real importance of the prefix e in eya. disdainfully, ..."

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