scorn


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Synonyms for scorn

Synonyms for scorn

the feeling of despising

to regard with utter contempt and disdain

Synonyms for scorn

lack of respect accompanied by a feeling of intense dislike

Related Words

open disrespect for a person or thing

look down on with disdain

References in classic literature ?
Restore them to thy master; or, if he scorns to accept them, retain them, good friend, for thine own use.
She beheld the spectacle not with vulgar ridicule, as disdaining to be pleased with the provincial mockery of a court festival, but with the deeper scorn of one whose spirit held itself too high to participate in the enjoyment of other human souls.
But Lady Eleanore, with a laugh of scorn, drew the rich folds of the embroidered mantle over her head, in such a fashion as to give a completely new aspect to her beautiful face, which--half hidden, half revealed--seemed to belong to some being of mysterious character and purposes.
The people raved against the Lady Eleanore, and cried out that her pride and scorn had evoked a fiend, and that, between them both, this monstrous evil had been born.
The malice of his mental disease, the bitterness lurking at the bottom of his heart, mad as he was, for a blighted and ruined life, and love that had been paid with cruel scorn, awoke within the breast of Jervase Helwyse.
The scorn of her voice, in a sort of baleful hiss, sounded--and felt--like the lash of a whip.
She knew of none save those to which you subscribe a pittance weekly in anticipation of rainy days, and the London clubs were her scorn.
The Blue Light scorns the labour-saving arts of modern pharmacy.
The greater number of the young women, who envied Anna and had long been weary of hearing her called virtuous, rejoiced at the fulfillment of their predictions, and were only waiting for a decisive turn in public opinion to fall upon her with all the weight of their scorn.
Sparsit gave him a look of the darkest scorn, and said with great politeness, 'Really, sir?
Sparsit, with her Roman features like a medal struck to commemorate her scorn of Mr.
Pott's scorn had been roused by a newspaper headed the Eatanswill INDEPENDENT, this gentleman's withering contempt was awakened by a newspaper entitled the Eatanswill GAZETTE.
So, gathering up his hat and newspaper, he stalked solemnly behind the landlord to that humble apartment, and throwing himself on a settle by the fireside, resumed his countenance of scorn, and began to read and drink in silent dignity.
It remains oddly affecting in this form, despite Gonzo's attempts to pour scorn on the enterprise.
Sydney, Mar 28 ( ANI ): West Indies captain Darren Sammy has poured scorn on young Australian all-rounder James Faulkner by saying that 'talk is cheap, which he added, his team proved that by virtually knocking Australia out of the World Twenty20 tournament.