look down on

phrasal verb

looked down on; looking down on; looks down on
: to think of or treat (someone or something) as unimportant or not worthy of respect
The other children looked down on her because her parents were poor.

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“Look down on.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/look%20down%20on. Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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