scrutiny, scrutinization, analysis, dissection,
disdain, v. 1. scorn, contemn, hold in contempt, revile; misprize, consider beneath oneself, spurn, spit upon, curl one's lip at; despise, hate, detest, loathe, abhor; reproach, deprecate, disparage; deride, ridicule, laugh at, poke fun at, make fun of.
2. belittle, pooh-pooh, look down upon, set at naught, SI. put down; disregard, slight, snub, shun, cut, Inf. high-hat, upstage, give a cold shoulder to, turn up one's nose at, ostracize, rebuff; ignore, have nothing to do with, disown, cut off, disavow, have no use for, wipe one's feet on, brush aside.
-n. 3. scorn, contempt, contemptuousness, scornfulness, contumely, opprobrium; deprecation, disparagement, belittling; hate, detestation, loathing, abhorrence.
4. insolence, arrogance, haughtiness; superciliousness, Inf toploftiness, hauteur, airs; aloofness, indifference.
5. derision, sneering, scoffing, jeering, mockery, mocking, taunting, flouting, gibing, twit, hissing, booing, catcall; ridicule, laughter.
disdainful, adj. contemptuous, scornful, insolent; sneering, derisive, insulting, jeering, scoffing, flouting; proud, haughty, lordly, pompous, arrogant, superior, supercilious, contumelious,
disease, n. malady, illness, sickness, ailment, Inf. bug, pathology, morbidity, distemper, Pathol, affection; unhealthiness, ill-health, abnormality, unsoundness, disorder, derangement; affliction, complaint, Inf. mulligrubs, indisposition; infirmity, disability, invalidism; infection, Inf. virus, fever, Inf. temperature, contagion, plague, pestilence; idiopathy, cachexia, dyscrasia, Plant Pathol, canker,
diseased, adj. 1. pathological, morbid, afflicted, affected, infected; poisoned, tainted, corrupted, contaminated, corroded; deranged, abnormal.
2. sick, sickly, ailing, ill; unhealthy, unsound, unwell, unwholesome, SI. germy; laid up, out of sorts, off one's feed, down with a bug, indisposed,
disembark, v. land, debark, deplane, detrain, step out of, leave; unload, put or go ashore, Inf pile out; climb down from, get down or off, descend the gangplank, dismount, alight, light,
disembarrass, v. 1. relieve, ease, put at ease, make comfortable, relax, allay, soothe; mollify, appease, assuage, mitigate.
2. rid, free, liberate, release, extricate, disentangle; unclog, unstop, open, clear, remove, unseal; unburden, unload, unhamper, discharge, disburden, disencumber, lighten the load; get rid of, get off one's hands, get off one's back, wash one's hands of.
disembodied, adj. 1. bodiless, incorporeal, discar-nate; spiritual, immaterial, unsubstantial, unfleshly; intangible, impalpable, imponderable, immeasurable.
2. airy, ethereal, vapory; spectral, ghostly, phantom, wraithlike; extramundane, transmundane, supernatural, superphysical, hyperphysical,
disembowel, v. eviscerate, exenterate, gut, draw, cut out, cut open, embowel, gralloch, Rare, paunch,
disembroil, v. clear up, unclutter, unsnarl, unscramble; restore order, free up. See - disentangle, disenable, v. disable, unfit, impair, enfeeble, weaken, enervate, devitalize; emasculate, unman, effeminize; handicap, debilitate, cripple, paralyze, lame, maim; disqualify, invalidate, undermine; prevent, impede, hinder, obstruct, hamstring, hobble; tie one's hands, clip one's wings, put a spoke in one's wheel; put out of gear, put out of commission, put out of action, lay [s.o.] up, Sports, sideline,
disenchant, v. disillusion, disillusionize, disabuse, undeceive, open [s.o.'s] eyes, set [s.o.] straight, make