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Noun: scorn  skorn
  1. Lack of respect accompanied by a feeling of intense dislike
    "he was held in scorn";
    - contempt, disdain, despite
  2. Open disrespect for a person or thing
    - contempt
Verb: scorn  skorn
  1. Look down on with disdain
    "The professor scorns the students who don't catch on immediately";
    - contemn, despise, disdain
  2. Refuse with contempt
    "She scorned his advances";
    - reject, spurn, freeze off, pooh-pooh, disdain, turn down

Derived forms: scorns, scorning, scorned

Type of: decline, detest, discourtesy, dislike, disrespect, hate, refuse

Encyclopedia: Scorn