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scorned

[ skawrnd ]
/ skɔrnd /
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adjective

treated or regarded with contempt, scoffing, or disdain: Few believed he’d find an audience, but with the release of his hit single and video last year, the once scorned act has now become popular with fans and critics.

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Origin of scorned

OTHER WORDS FROM scorned

un·scorned, adjective
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