scornful

[ skawrn-fuh l ]
/ ˈskɔrn fəl /

adjective

full of scorn; derisive; contemptuous: He smiled in a scornful way.

Origin of scornful

Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400; see origin at scorn, -ful

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