verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of scorn
SYNONYMS FOR scorn
Examples from the Web for scorn
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.
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
The King in Yellow might scorn it, but it shall be worn by his royal servant.Read ‘The King in Yellow,’ the ‘True Detective’ Reference That’s the Key to the Show|Robert W. Chambers|February 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I like its noble aims, its scorn and hate of priestcraft and Slavery.Julia Ward Howe|Laura E. Richards
Rome may crawl and whimper at your feet—I, Cornelia, scorn you!Quintus Claudius, Volume 2 of 2|Ernst Eckstein
The girl looked at him with a strange light in her eyes—scorn, pity, and self-will struggling together for the mastery.Lochinvar|S. R. Crockett
The simple farmer excites the scorn of the "barefoot brigade:"Contemporary Russian Novelists|Serge Persky
He was especially cruel to the boyards, treating their rights and privileges with scorn.The Story of Russia|R. Van Bergen, M.A.