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disdainful

disdainful

disdainful Sentence Examples

  • Disdainful of the intrigues of his rival Rattazzi, he found himself obliged in 1862 to resign office, but returned to power in 1866.

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  • The story of her love for the disdainful Phaon, and her leap into the sea from the Leucadian promontory, together with that of her flight from Mytilene to Sicily, has no confirmation; we are not even told whether she died of the leap or not.

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  • His philosophical treatises abound with incoherent formulae to which, according to their inventor, every demonstration in every science may be reduced, and posterity has ratified Bacon's disdainful verdict on Lull's pretensions as a thinker; still the fact that he broke away from the scholastic system has recommended him to the historians of philosophy, and the subtle ingenuity of his dialectic has compelled the admiration of men so far apart in opinion as Giordano Bruno and Leibniz.

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  • In fact, he says, "It had left me somewhat disdainful of the process."

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  • His friends speak of his charm and gaiety in intimate intercourse, but among strangers he was silent and awkward, and produced the impression of being reserved and disdainful.

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  • disdainful attitude of the then United States captain, Arnold Palmer.

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  • disdainful smile he so well remembered curling her lips.

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  • disdainful remark when I approached him on the edge of the dance floor.

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  • disdainful manner, " Come, my dear, let us leave these vulgar creatures.

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  • disdainful look if you like, but the four is the card to play.

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  • disdainful view of politicians.

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  • Los angeles center trump is saying also openly disdainful.

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  • Then there was Judy, highly intelligent and graceful, a true Princess of the dog world and very disdainful of the common herd.

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  • Maryam protests and the owner is rather disdainful of a woman telling him what's what.

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  • In 1997, Microsoft was so disdainful of federal bureaucrats that it created a Web site specifically to keep regulators at bay.

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  • Also openly disdainful derrick lee 's pursuit had a dream.

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  • resigned, disdainful tone has crept into their responses.

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  • He figures with Desportes in the disdainful couplet of Boileau on Ronsard: "Ce poke orgueilleux, trebuche de si haut, Rendit plus retenus Desportes et Bertaut."

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  • Who the "flint-hearted Lycia" may be, to whom the poet seems to allude as his own disdainful mistress, is unknown; indeed, the record of Ford's private life is little better than a blank.

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  • His friends speak of his charm and gaiety in intimate intercourse, but among strangers he was silent and awkward, and produced the impression of being reserved and disdainful.

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  • The story of her love for the disdainful Phaon, and her leap into the sea from the Leucadian promontory, together with that of her flight from Mytilene to Sicily, has no confirmation; we are not even told whether she died of the leap or not.

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  • Disdainful of the intrigues of his rival Rattazzi, he found himself obliged in 1862 to resign office, but returned to power in 1866.

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  • His philosophical treatises abound with incoherent formulae to which, according to their inventor, every demonstration in every science may be reduced, and posterity has ratified Bacon's disdainful verdict on Lull's pretensions as a thinker; still the fact that he broke away from the scholastic system has recommended him to the historians of philosophy, and the subtle ingenuity of his dialectic has compelled the admiration of men so far apart in opinion as Giordano Bruno and Leibniz.

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  • Every one expected from Anne of Austria a change in the government which appeared to be justified by the persecutions of Richelieu and the disdainful unscrupulousness of Louis XIII.

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  • But, as the years have passed, a resigned, disdainful tone has crept into their responses.

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