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


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    noun 1. open or unqualified contempt; disdain: His face and attitude showed the scorn he felt. 2. an object of derision or contempt. 3. a derisive or contemptuous action or speech. verb (used with object) 4. to treat or regard with contempt or disdain: They scorned the old beggar. 5. to reject, refuse, or ignore […]

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