Warning: mysql_numrows(): supplied argument is not a valid MySQL result resource in /home/kidsnetau/dictionary_content.txt on line 15

Dictionary

  Definition of scorn
  1. open disrespect for a person or thing
  2. lack of respect accompanied by a feeling of intense dislike; "he was held in contempt"; "the despite in which outsiders were held is legendary"
  3. reject with contempt; "She spurned his advances"
  4. look down on with disdain; "He despises the people he has to work for"; "The professor scorns the students who don''t catch on immediately"
Similar Words: contempt, disdain, despite, reject, spurn, freeze off, pooh-pooh, turn down, contemn, despise

 

Hyponyms: sneer, leer, rebuff, snub, repel

 

Grouped Verbs: refuse, reject, pass up, turn down, decline, turn away

 

Derivational Morphology: contemn, despise, disdain, nonacceptance, turndown, sneerer, scorner, spurner, cull, reject, contempt, despite, despisal, despising

 

 
  Search Dictionary

Search the meaning/definition of over one hundred thousand words!
 
 
  
  Random Word
genus_Colutea means small genus of Eurasian shrubs with yellow flowers and bladdery pods; ... more
 
  Find words starting with:
   
A
B
C
   
D
E
F
   
G
H
I
   
J
K
L
   
M
N
O
   
P
Q
R
   
S
T
U
   
V
W
X
   
Y
Z