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Word of the Day — December 10, 2012

December 11, 2012 - Scott Viau
Disdain — dis-DANE — contempt, the feeling that someone or something is unworthy of one's consideration or respect

Example: "Heard over 'Talk of the Town' on NPR: in a discussion about the current stalemate regarding the Jan. 1 possible catastrophe, a political science professor from Yale commented with obvious disdain that the stand-off was bandied about like kids in a childish argument.'"

 
 

 

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