"scorn" Definition

  1. n. Extreme and lofty contempt; haughty disregard; that disdain which springs from the opinion of the utter meanness and unworthiness of an object.
  2. n. An act or expression of extreme contempt.
  3. n. An object of extreme disdain, contempt, or derision.
  4. n. To hold in extreme contempt; to reject as unworthy of regard; to despise; to contemn; to disdain.
  5. n. To treat with extreme contempt; to make the object of insult; to mock; to scoff at; to deride.
  6. v. i. To scoff; to mock; to show contumely, derision, or reproach; to act disdainfully.

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Position in dictionary: 87572 of 111710 words.
Word Type: n., n., n., n., n., v. i.,
Words that start with "scorn": 5
Words that end with "scorn": 3
Words that contain "scorn": 7
Next words in dictionary: scorned, scorner, scornful, scorny, scorodite, scorpaenoid, scorpene, scorper, scorpio, scorpiodea
Previous words in dictionary: scorious, scoring, scorifying, scorify, scoriform, scorifier, scorified, scorification, scorie, scoriae

English Dictionary Definition of scorn

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