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contemptuous (part of speech: adjective)
- " I wouldn't be like 'im for worlds," said Mr. Silk, with a scornful laugh. - "At Sunwich Port, Complete", W.W. Jacobs.
- She bit her lips and gave him her scornful silence. - "The Everlasting Whisper", Jackson Gregory.
- Isobel came to her feet and shot him a scornful glance. - "Black Man's Burden", Dallas McCord Reynolds.