Pronunciation of Scornful
/skˈɔːnfə͡l/, /skˈɔːnfəl/, /s_k_ˈɔː_n_f_əl/
Synonyms for scornful:
characterized by scorn (adjective)
deprecative, jeering, scoffing, opprobrious, satirical, Ridiculing, antipathetic, derisory, insulting, sardonic, disparaging, contemptuous, derisive, sarcastic, abusive, disdainful, mocking, flippant.
given to scorning (adjective)
Usage examples for scornful:
- As for The Scornful Lady it is comedy pure and simple, and very excellent comedy too. - "A History of English Literature Elizabethan Literature", George Saintsbury.
- His eyes had a scornful smile. - "Atlantida", Pierre Benoit.
- Bob of the Angels burst into a scornful laugh. - "What's Mine's Mine", George MacDonald.