|1.||[ adjective ] expressing extreme contempt|
|Synonyms:||contemptuous scornful insulting|
|2.||[ adjective ] having or showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of those one views as unworthy|
|Synonyms:||swaggering supercilious haughty sniffy prideful lordly|
"some economists are disdainful of their colleagues in other disciplines" "haughty aristocrats" "his lordly manners were offensive" "walked with a prideful swagger"