Scorn Scorn, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Scorned} (sk[^o]rnd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Scoring}.] [OE. scornen, scarnen, schornen, OF. escarnir, escharnir. See {Scorn}, n.] 1. To hold in extreme contempt; to reject as unworthy of regard; to despise; to contemn; to disdain. [1913 Webster]

I scorn thy meat; 't would choke me. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

This my long sufferance, and my day of grace, Those who neglect and scorn shall never taste. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

We scorn what is in itself contemptible or disgraceful. --C. J. Smith. [1913 Webster]

2. To treat with extreme contempt; to make the object of insult; to mock; to scoff at; to deride. [1913 Webster]

His fellow, that lay by his bed's side, Gan for to laugh, and scorned him full fast. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

To taunt and scorn you thus opprobriously. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

Syn: To contemn; despise; disdain. See {Contemn}. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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