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  • adj. Showing scorn or disrespect; contemptuous.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Full of scorn or contempt; contemptuous; disdainful.
  • adj. Treated with scorn; exciting scorn.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Full of scorn or contempt; contemptuous; disdainful; insolent.
  • Provoking or exciting scorn or contempt; appearing as an object of scorn.
  • Synonyms See scorn, v.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. expressing extreme contempt

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