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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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Finally he stood before her, his expression scornful, but he said, Very well, then.
The same word which to the scornful is a savour of death unto death to the humble and serious is a savour of life unto life.
Greenpeace militants, meanwhile, scaled Barcelona's landmark Sagrada Familia church to display a protest banner, while campaigners with Oxfam International tore up cheques, symbolising what they called the scornful attitude of rich countries towards the poor.
David watched as Freidman retreated back into the shadows, an expression of scornful disagreement on his face.
Oswald said, "Not much credit," in scornful tones.
He repudiates, and with a certain scornful dignity.
"I guess your head ain't high enough up for to see her'n," said Clam, in scornful impatience.
The seat of the scornful is the pestilential chair (as the
I saw her sneak a scornful, victorious glance at the player.
It might have been called a scornful laugh if the Kearney girl had been capable of any emotion so dignified as scorn.