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

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open disrespect for a person or thing

look down on with disdain

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Sammy, who killed two consecutive sixes off Faulkner to spark the madcap celebrations, poured scorn on Faulkner, saying that talk is cheap as cricket is a game of action, adding that it felt good to bring that action home.
Sometimes a little compassion can do more to change people than name calling and scorn, and we shouldn't put too much faith in the therapists supposedly there to help people, especially after Jeremy Kyle has branded them worthless.
We elevate academic learning and denigrate all other forms of learning; we cling on to the idea of an "elite" and scorn all attempts to widen participation as "dumbing down".
CDATA[ Raad Salahs actions in leading a stormy rally outside the Temple Mount & spitting at a policeman show scorn for Israel and its laws, judge rules.
1 : to speak or cry out in scorn <The crowd jeered when the movie suddenly stopped running.
The writer of Psalm 15 reminds us that to dwell with God we must "do no evil to a friend and not pour scorn on a neighbour".
Like the current Mary, Jesus' mother was viewed with scorn and suspicion.
Written with passion, and scorn toward tyrants, The Republic of Poetry is an unforgettable, immersive experience and highly rewarding reading.
They wrongly assume that because ethanol is often referenced by current politics and regulatory mandates, this grain-driven fuel deserves only scorn.
From arbitration ("a procedure enabling opponents to scream bloody murder at each other before going to trial and being inhibited by the decorum imposed in court") to yard ("A plot of dirt, grass, flowers, trees, shrubs, weeds and the like which Americans keep in front or back of their house for use as a spouse, child and dog dumping ground, and also for the convenience of the neighbors' cats"), each entry is delicious with irony, subtext, wit, and scorn for the self-absorbed.
There I go again, thinking like the greedy materialists of the "GOP mainstream" who are the chief objects of Dreher's scorn, to wit: "The tragic flaw of Western economics is that it is based on exploiting and encouraging greed and envy.
Tony Blair and Gordon Brown's last effort to put on a public show of unity earlier this week was greeted with scorn by Conservative leader David Cameron.
Blending elements of post-civil rights African-American culture, the newly out-and-proud gay movement, and the syncopation of the recently developed synthesizer, disco became a craze that flared brilliantly in its time, then fell by the wayside to fond memories and derisive scorn as its pop-culture peers of punk and hip-hop rose in its place.
Those who scorn socialized medicine might ponder two recent findings from a study by the Commonwealth Fund of 6,957 recently hospitalized patients from the United States, Britain and five other countries with state-run health care.
London -- Social worker Lisa Arthurworrey was cleared of mis conduct related to the murder of a child and her superiors in the social services department of the social services in the Borough of Haringey who held her to blame are now facing public scorn and criticism.