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Noun
A feeling and expression of contempt or disdain for someone or something
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“My voice was filled with scorn for him and his threats.”
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Mockery or taunts, or the act of mocking or taunting
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“The was stadium packed with people ready to heap glory or scorn on the players based on their achievements or failings.”
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A disrespectful or scornfully abusive remark or act
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The state or quality of being supercilious
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Anger aroused by something perceived as an indignity, notably an offense or injustice
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The act of disparaging or belittling
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The state of being disapproved of or disliked (by others)
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Misappreciation or despisement
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Open resistance to authority or opposition
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Forcible eviction
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Feelings of doubt or apprehension about something
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The act of not paying the proper care or attention to something
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A person or thing that is the object of ridicule or criticism
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To feel or express contempt or disdain for
“They scorn him for a foreign policy that has neither mercy nor compassion.”
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To reject or turn down
“At mealtimes, she would scorn the offer of a bedside tray, weak as she was, and walk to the dining room.”
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To ignore or disregard contemptuously
“It was to be anticipated that he would scorn the advice of Mr. Botherum, however skilfully it might have been bestowed.”
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To refuse to do something because one is too proud
“But there is a large public more discriminating who would scorn to be associated with those people we have just named, and yet they share a good number of their tastes.”
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To knowingly say that something is smaller or less important than it actually is
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To subject to contemptuous and dismissive language or behavior
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To feel distaste for or hostility towards
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To show an unwillingness to accept, do, engage in, or agree to
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To show an unwillingness to accept or engage with someone or something
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To exercise or express disbelief or doubt
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To hesitate or be unwilling to accept an idea or undertaking
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To speak with vulgar, irreverent or profane language
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Challenge, defy someone
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