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Scorn

Pronunciation of Scorn
/skˈɔːn/, /skˈɔːn/, /s_k_ˈɔː_n/

Antonyms for scorn:

regard, admire, flattery, approve, approval, love, enjoy, compliment, cherish, respect, esteem, praise.

Synonyms for scorn:

Sense 1

disdainful, disinclination, snub, sass, walk over, despisal, derisory, hatred, contemptuous, laugh off, dis, scornful, sneer, deign.

Sense 2

grudge, repel, dare, listen.

Sense 3

balk, dishonor.

Sense 4

lip.

Sense 5

blow off.

Sense 11

flip.

demean

dis.

disregard

ignore.

mock

flout.

neglect

pass up.

Other synonyms and related words:

flout, despite, refuse, pass up, contemptuous, turn down, disrespect, flip, laugh off, Despisement, sneer, lower, lour, dishonor, eliminate, Contemptuousness, abhor, pooh-pooh, spurn, nauseate, reject, rule out, inadvertence, dislike, despisal, hatred, disdainful, disregard, loathe, shun, repel, negligence, decline, despitefulness, slackness, heedlessness, inattention, scoff, patronage, hate, snub, scornful, ignore, freeze off, resist, contemn, despise, turn away, dare, abominate, detest, Misprision, carelessness, condescension, neglect, balk.

Sense 1 (noun)

disinclination, grudge, deign, repel, balk.

aggravation (noun)

exacerbation, exasperation, bother, virulence, aggravation, disturbance, provocation, trouble, annoyance, harassment, torment, discomposure, pique, enragement, resentment, perturbation, arousal, bedevilment, irritation, ire, inflammation, vexation, indignation, petulance.

communication (noun)

contempt.

contempt (noun)

disesteem, disfavor, contumacy, disdain, invective, Hauteur, antipathy.

contempt toward something (noun)

disparagement, sneer, Despisement, Contemptuousness, mockery, despite, derision, disregard, despisal, disdain, ridicule.

disapproval (noun)

criticism, disparagement, renouncement, vilification, denouncement, chastisement, admonishment, defamation, castigation, condemnation, disapproval.

ignoring (noun)

disregard.

malevolence (noun)

despitefulness.

neglect (noun)

neglect.

ridicule (noun)

ridicule, contempt, travesty, roast, indignity, insult, fun, denigration, irreverence, joke, sneering, caricature, mockery, abasement burlesque, taunt, disgrace, humiliation, deprecation, derision, shame, irony, flippancy, jesting.

scorn (noun)

despise, turn down, despite, reject, freeze off, contemn, pooh-pooh, disdain, spurn, contempt.

disapprove (verb)

discredit, chastise, admonish, castigate, blame, denigrate, defame, disparage, reproach, condemn, deride, chasten, denounce, chide, upbraid, vilify, criticize, censure, defile, disapprove, deprecate, renounce.

hold in contempt; look down on (verb)

flout, renounce, reject, spurn, hate, ignore, abhor, contemn, deride, shun, despise, taunt, refuse.

Usage examples for scorn:

  • I retorted with scorn. - "My Brilliant Career", Miles Franklin.
  • The lass laughed him to scorn. - "Hereward, The Last of the English", Charles Kingsley.

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