scorn

  • 1scorn´er — scorn «skrn», verb, noun. –v.t. 1. to look down upon; think of as mean or low; despise: »Honest boys scorn sneaks and liars. Death had he seen…knew all his shapes, and scorn d them all (Scott). SYNONYM(S): disdain, spurn. 2. to reject or refuse… …

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  • 2Scorn — (sk[^o]rn), n. [OE. scorn, scarn, scharn, OF. escarn, escharn, eschar, of German origin; cf. OHG. skern mockery, skern[=o]n to mock; but cf. also OF. escorner to mock.] 1. Extreme and lofty contempt; haughty disregard; that disdain which springs… …

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  • 3Scorn — 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… …

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  • 4Scorn — is a feeling of contempt or disdain for something or somebody; to despise. Scorn may also refer to:Music * Scorn (band) * Scorn of the Women , an album by Weddings Parties Anything * Scorn Defeat , an album by Sigh * Forever Scorned , an album by …

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  • 5scorn — scorn·er; scorn·ful; scorn; scorn·ful·ly; scorn·ful·ness; …

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  • 6Scorn — Pays d’origine Birmingham, Angleterre  Royaume Uni Genre musical Dub, Musique industrielle …

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  • 7scorn — [skôrn] n. [ME < OFr escharn < escharnir, to scorn < Gmc base akin to OHG skernon, to mock, scern, a joke < IE base * (s)ker , to leap, jump about > Gr skairein, to jump, dance] 1. extreme, often indignant, contempt for someone or… …

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  • 8Scorn — (sk[^o]rn), v. i. To scoff; to mock; to show contumely, derision, or reproach; to act disdainfully. [1913 Webster] He said mine eyes were black and my hair black, And, now I am remembered, scorned at me. Shak. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 9Scorn — Allgemeine Infor …

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  • 10scorn — n disdain, contempt, despite (see under DESPISE) Analogous words: superciliousness, insolence, disdainfulness (see corresponding adjectives at PROUD): scoffing, flouting, jeering, gibing (see SCOFF): deriding or derision, ridiculing or ridicule,… …

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  • 11scorn — [n] contempt toward something contemptuousness, contumely, derision, despisal, despisement, despite, disdain, disparagement, disregard, jeering, mockery, ridicule, sarcasm, scoffing, scornfulness, slight, sneer, sport, taunting, teasing; concepts …

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  • 12scorn — ► NOUN ▪ open contempt or disdain. ► VERB 1) express scorn for. 2) reject in a contemptuous way. DERIVATIVES scorner noun scornful adjective scornfully adverb. ORIG …

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  • 13scorn — index affront, contemn, contempt (disdain), decry, disapprove (reject), disavow, disdain (noun) …

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  • 14scorn — (n.) c.1200, aphetic of O.Fr. escarn mockery, derision, contempt, a common Romanic word (Cf. Sp. escarnio, It. scherno) of Gmc. origin, from P.Gmc. *skarnjan mock, deride (Cf. O.H.G. skern mockery, jest, sport, M.H.G. scherzen to jump with joy ) …

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  • 15Scorn — Ceritak [[Archivo:250px|220px]] Scorn como se ve en la portada de Adventure of Superman #553 (Diciembre 1997) Primera aparición Superman (vol. 2) #122 (Abril 1997) DC Comics Información Nombre original …

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  • 16scorn — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ withering ▪ She reserved her most withering scorn for journalists. ▪ public ▪ He has suffered public scorn and humiliation. VERB + SCORN ▪ …

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  • 17scorn — [[t]skɔ͟ː(r)n[/t]] scorns, scorning, scorned 1) N UNCOUNT: oft with N, N for n If you treat someone or something with scorn, you show contempt for them. Researchers greeted the proposal with scorn... Franklin shared the family s scorn for his… …

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  • 18scorn — scorn1 [sko:n US sko:rn] n [U] [Date: 1100 1200; : Old French; Origin: escarn] 1.) the feeling that someone or something is stupid or does not deserve respect = ↑contempt scorn for ▪ He felt scorn for his working class parents. with scorn ▪… …

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  • 19scorn — I n. 1) to express; feel scorn 2) to heap scorn on 3) scorn for (to feel scorn for smb.) II v. (formal) 1) (BE) (E) she scorns to compromise 2) (G) she scorns compromising * * * [skɔːn] feelscorn (G) she scorns compromising …

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  • 20scorn — scorn1 [ skɔrn ] noun uncount a feeling that someone or something is not good enough to deserve your approval or respect: scorn for: He had nothing but scorn for the opinions of others. a. heap/pour scorn on someone/something to criticize someone …

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