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open or unqualified contempt; disdain:
His face and attitude showed the scorn he felt.
an object of derision or contempt.
a derisive or contemptuous action or speech.
verb (used with object)
to treat or regard with contempt or disdain:
They scorned the old beggar.
to reject, refuse, or ignore with contempt or disdain:
She scorned my help.
verb (used without object)
to mock; jeer.
laugh to scorn, to ridicule; deride:
Her good advice was laughed to scorn.
open contempt or disdain for a person or thing; derision
an object of contempt or derision
(archaic) an act or expression signifying contempt
to treat with contempt or derision
(transitive) to reject with contempt


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