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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 ?
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.
I wrapped myself in PRIDE as in a MANTLE, and scorned the sympathies of nature; and therefore has nature made this wretched body the medium of a dreadful sympathy.
Nevertheless my mother was of a sex that scorned prejudice, and, dropping sarcasm, she would at times cross-examine me as if her mind was not yet made up.
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.
Gordon Wilson will tell MSPs they face losing their seats if they "scorn the electorate".
* SIR - Your correspondent Terry Mackie (Letters, Feb 17) heaps scorn on Jane Davidson's record as education minister.
<![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.]]>
As she writes, 'It is easy to scorn' and there is a lot of scorning in the book: the standards of 1912 are judged by those of 2008 and found sadly wanting, as will the standards of 2008 when judged in 2108.
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.
On the other hand, "scorn or hatred" of homosexual persons is condemned; and their participation in Church services is encouraged on condition that they strive for a life of chastity.
They wrongly assume that because ethanol is often referenced by current politics and regulatory mandates, this grain-driven fuel deserves only scorn.