What does the word scorn mean?

Usage examples for scorn

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