HyperDic: scorn

English > 4 senses of the word scorn:
NOUNfeelingscorn, contempt, disdain, despitelack of respect accompanied by a feeling of intense dislike
communicationscorn, contemptopen disrespect for a person or thing
VERBemotionscorn, contemn, despise, disdainlook down on with disdain
communicationscorn, reject, spurn, freeze off, pooh-pooh, disdain, turn downreject with contempt
scorn > pronunciation
Soundsskao'rn
Rhymesacorn ... worn: 45 rhymes with aorn...
English > scorn: 4 senses > noun 1, feeling
Meaninglack of respect accompanied by a feeling of intense dislike.
Synonymscontempt, disdain, despite
BroaderdislikeA feeling of aversion or antipathy
Spanishdesdén, desecho, desprecio, menosprecio, vilipendio
Catalandesdeny, menyspreança, menyspreu, vilipendi
Verbsscornlook down on with disdain
English > scorn: 4 senses > noun 2, communication
Meaningopen disrespect for a person or thing.
Synonymcontempt
Narrowerfleercontempt expressed by mockery in looks or words
sneer, leerA facial expression of contempt or scorn
sneerA contemptuous or scornful remark
Broaderdisrespect, discourtesyAn expression / expression of lack of respect
Spanishdesdén
Catalanmenyspreu
Verbsscornlook down on with disdain
English > scorn: 4 senses > verb 1, emotion
MeaningLook down on with disdain.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
ModelSam cannot scorn Sue
Example "The professor scorns the students who don't catch on immediately"
Synonymscontemn, despise, disdain
Narrowerlook down onRegard with contempt
Broaderhate, detestdislike intensely
Spanishdesdeñar, despreciar, menospreciar
Catalandesdenyar, menysprear, odiar
Nounsscornopen disrespect for a person or thing
scornlack of respect accompanied by a feeling of intense dislike
scornera person who expresses contempt / contempt by remarks or facial expression
English > scorn: 4 senses > verb 2, communication
MeaningReject with contempt.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Synonymsreject, spurn, freeze off, pooh-pooh, disdain, turn down
Narrowerrebuff, snub, repelReject outright and bluntly
Broaderrefuse, declineshow unwillingness towards
Similar torefuse, reject, pass up, turn down, declineRefuse to accept
reject, turn down, turn away, refuseRefuse entrance or membership
Spanishdesdeñar, desesperanzar, menospreciar, rechazar
Catalandesdenyar, desesperançar, rebutjar
Nounsscornera person who expresses contempt / contempt by remarks or facial expression

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