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Definition of "distain" [dis•tain]

  • To stain, discolour or tarnish (verb)

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Use "distain" in a sentence
  • "My distain is not for facts, it is with your distain of progressives."
  • "The place to express your distain was the ballot box."
  • "I remember one cookery teacher in particular who took an extreme dislike to me for some reason or other, and who used to look down her nose at me with the kind of distain that is normally reserved for things that you find stuck to the bottom of your shoe."