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    scorn

    scorn - Dictionary definition and meaning for word scorn

    Definition
    (noun) lack of respect accompanied by a feeling of intense dislike
    Synonyms : contempt , despite , disdain
    Example Sentence
    • he was held in contempt
    • the despite in which outsiders were held is legendary
    Definition
    (noun) open disrespect for a person or thing
    Synonyms : contempt
    Definition
    (verb) look down on with disdain
    Synonyms : contemn , despise , disdain
    Example Sentence
    • He despises the people he has to work for
    • The professor scorns the students who don't catch on immediately
    Definition
    (verb) reject with contempt
    Example Sentence
    • She spurned his advances
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for scorn

think of thorn or scourge.. open despise or hatredness

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scorn = sc ( Schedule Caste) + orn; sc ppl are always criticize for bad ornate.

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