verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
SYNONYMS FOR scorn
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Idioms for scorn
Origin of scorn
synonym study for scorn
OTHER WORDS FROM scornscorn·er, nounscorn·ing·ly, adverbout·scorn, verb (used with object)self-scorn, noun
Example sentences from the Web for scorn
And so scorning the whole idea of competition just because it can backfire in a tiny minority feels reflexive and unnecessary.
But Gilbert, like a disarmed gladiator, had received the proud speech and the scorning looks straight in the heart.Balsamo, The Magician|Alexander Dumas
He looked into my eye, and I returned his gaze, scorning to ask him not to take advantage of me, now that I was fallen.The Way of a Man|Emerson Hough
"No, I wasn't listening," said Cecily, scorning apology or excuse.Tristram of Blent|Anthony Hope
We are to earn the joys of a higher existence, 25 not by scorning, but by using, all the gifts of God in this.
Ftatateeta, despising them and scorning the soldiers, pushes her way through the crowd and confronts the spear points undismayed.Caesar and Cleopatra|George Bernard Shaw