scorn (Meaning)

Wordnet

scorn (n)

lack of respect accompanied by a feeling of intense dislike

open disrespect for a person or thing

Wordnet

scorn (v)

look down on with disdain

reject with contempt

Webster

scorn (n.)

Extreme and lofty contempt; haughty disregard; that disdain which springs from the opinion of the utter meanness and unworthiness of an object.

An act or expression of extreme contempt.

An object of extreme disdain, contempt, or derision.

To hold in extreme contempt; to reject as unworthy of regard; to despise; to contemn; to disdain.

To treat with extreme contempt; to make the object of insult; to mock; to scoff at; to deride.

Webster

scorn (v. i.)

To scoff; to mock; to show contumely, derision, or reproach; to act disdainfully.

scorn Sentence Examples

  1. The villagers scorned the outcast for his unconventional beliefs.
  2. With a haughty sneer, he scorned her attempts at reconciliation.
  3. Their love turned to scorn as betrayal shattered their bond.
  4. The professor's words were met with scorn and ridicule.
  5. She faced society's scorn for her unconventional lifestyle.
  6. His scornful gaze made it clear that he held her in contempt.
  7. The once-beloved celebrity now scorned his former fans.
  8. Their attempts at politeness were met with scornful indifference.
  9. The politician's opponents scorned his empty promises.
  10. The scornful laughter echoed through the halls, leaving her humiliated.

FAQs About the word scorn

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contempt, hatred, disdain, hate, malice, distaste,disgust, despite, hostility, gall

favor, admiration, estimation, favor, acceptance, admiration, esteem,respect, regard, esteem

The villagers scorned the outcast for his unconventional beliefs.

With a haughty sneer, he scorned her attempts at reconciliation.

Their love turned to scorn as betrayal shattered their bond.

The professor's words were met with scorn and ridicule.