Part of speech: adjective


Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: verb

To hold in or treat with contempt; despise.

Part of speech: noun

Extreme contempt; disdain; derision; an object of contempt.

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Usage examples "scorn":

  1. But scorn him- oh, as for that!... - "Aurora the Magnificent", Gertrude Hall.
  2. The scorn in the voice was only too apparent. - "The Doctor A Tale Of The Rockies", Ralph Connor.
  3. The policeman held up the purse with an air of smiling scorn. - "A Hero of Romance", Richard Marsh.