[syn: contemptuously, disdainfully, scornfully, contumeliously]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Disdainful \Dis*dain"ful\, a.
Full of disdain; expressing disdain; scornful; contemptuous;
Turning disdainful to an equal good. --Akenside.
-- Dis*dain"ful*ly, adv. -- Dis*dain"ful*ness, n.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
adv 1: in a proud and domineering manner; "he treated his staff
cavalierly" [syn: disdainfully, cavalierly]
2: without respect; in a disdainful manner; "she spoke of him
contemptuously" [syn: contemptuously, disdainfully,