Definition of scorn:
- An act or expression of extreme contempt.
- An object of extreme disdain, contempt, or derision.
- Extreme and lofty contempt; haughty disregard; that disdain which springs from the opinion of the utter meanness and unworthiness of an object.
- To hold in extreme contempt; to reject as unworthy of regard; to despise; to contemn; to disdain.
- To scoff; to mock; to show contumely, derision, or reproach; to act disdainfully.
- To treat with extreme contempt; to make the object of insult; to mock; to scoff at; to deride.
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- contempt (part of speech: noun)
- aggravation (part of speech: noun)
- disapproval (part of speech: noun)
- disapprove (part of speech: verb)
- ridicule (part of speech: noun)
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