Scornfully
Scornful Scorn"ful, a. 1. Full of scorn or contempt; contemptuous; disdainful. [1913 Webster]

Scornful of winter's frost and summer's sun. --Prior. [1913 Webster]

Dart not scornful glances from those eyes. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. Treated with scorn; exciting scorn. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

The scornful mark of every open eye. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

Syn: Contemptuous; disdainful; contumelious; reproachful; insolent. [1913 Webster] -- {Scorn"ful*ly}, adv. -- {Scorn"ful*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]


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