verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
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OTHER WORDS FROM scornscorn·er, nounscorn·ing·ly, adverbout·scorn, verb (used with object)self-scorn, noun
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They toiled on southern plantations and in northern coal mines, were restricted to living in mining towns and the like, and were treated with scorn and abuse.What My Mobster Grandfather Understood About American Capitalism|Russell Shorto|March 17, 2021|Time
Second, his scorn for President Putin appears to have touched the president in a more personal way than previous critics.
The United States becomes a fixed entity with static principles, inviting approval or scorn.We teach students how to understand the U.S., not to love it — or hate it|Daniel Immerwahr|December 23, 2020|Washington Post
Unsanitary conditions in those camps helped fuel a health crisis that drew international scorn on San Diego.Faulconer Hopes His Action on Homelessness Will Overshadow His Failure|Lisa Halverstadt|December 7, 2020|Voice of San Diego
Ricky Gervais, the sultan of scorn, uttered that cheeky bit while emceeing the Golden Globes ceremony a few years back.The Golden Globes Sobers Up (Sort Of): Years of Ridicule and Bribery Rumors Scares HFPA Straight|Marlow Stern|December 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Hanauer has been making the same case for years, drawing heaps of both praise and scorn.
Heap praise, not scorn, on physicians who are brave and caring enough to recommend cannabis when appropriate.
Nutrition nannies scorn hot dogs, but there are plenty of happy eaters who adore them.The Jersey Shore’s Biggest Weiners Are at Jimmy Buff’s|Jane & Michael Stern|June 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This idea fell out of favor in the last century—and was looked on with scorn as “unscientific.”New Research Shows Poorly Understood “Leaky Gut Syndrome” Is Real, May Be the Cause of Several Diseases|Daniela Drake|March 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Then she put her anger from her; put from her, too, the insolence and scorn with which so lavishly she had addressed him hitherto.
But scorn is far more volcanic than glacial and a poor barrier between sex and judgment.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
"Mr. Capt don't demean himself to chambermaids, Miss Lucy," retorted the abigail with angry scorn.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
For all his vaunted scorn of being a butcher at a price, now that he heard the price he seemed not half so scornful.
His face was ash-coloured and his black eyebrows quivered as though the blaze of her scorn had blinded him.Summer|Edith Wharton