haughty contempt

See: disdain
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He recalled the haughty contempt with which his protestations of love had been received.
He looked with hate and loathing on the poverty and downfall of his family, and treated his mother with haughty contempt, although he knew that his whole future depended on her character and reputation.
Kristina Fancy's Blitzen is an ardent feminist who thinks every man is out to get her, an attitude that Fancy brings across with measured, haughty contempt.
Even more likely is that it is a reaction to the haughty contempt in which genuinely frustrated young people fighting for their futures appear to be held by local representatives such as Cllr McTigue by describing them as guilty of 'vandalism and criminal damage' when partaking in peaceful, organised protest as we have seen nationwide over the past few weeks.