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A feeling and expression of contempt or disdain for someone or something
“My voice was filled with scorn for him and his threats.”
Feel or express contempt or disdain for
“If the right-wingers disdain Lincoln for being too aggressively antislavery, the left-wingers scorn him for not being antislavery enough.”
To reject, turn down
“But U.S. media coverage matched the bipartisan refusal by leaders in Congress to do anything but scorn the offer.”
Refuse to do something because one is too proud
“As time went on new rules were drafted, pitches were developed, the games began to draw the attention of people who at one time would have scorned to be associated with them.”
To ignore in a disrespectful manner
“… she scorned the advice of her ophthalmologist and had the laser eye surgery anyway.”
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