Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Expressive of disdain; scornful and contemptuous. See Synonyms at proud.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Showing contempt or scorn; having a pronounced lack of concern for others viewed as unworthy.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Full of disdain; expressing disdain; scornful; contemptuous; haughty.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Full of or expressing disdain; contemptuous; scornful; haughty.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. expressing extreme contempt
  • adj. having or showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of those one views as unworthy

Etymologies

From disdain + -ful. (Wiktionary)

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