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Synonyms for scorn
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. contempt, disdain, scorn, despite(noun)

    lack of respect accompanied by a feeling of intense dislike

    "he was held in contempt"; "the despite in which outsiders were held is legendary"

    Synonyms:
    patronage, contempt, condescension, disdain, despite, disrespect

  2. contempt, scorn(verb)

    open disrespect for a person or thing

    Synonyms:
    contempt, disdain, despite, disrespect

  3. contemn, despise, scorn, disdain(verb)

    look down on with disdain

    "He despises the people he has to work for"; "The professor scorns the students who don't catch on immediately"

    Synonyms:
    contemn, spurn, reject, pooh-pooh, turn down, freeze off, despise, disdain

  4. reject, spurn, freeze off, scorn, pooh-pooh, disdain, turn down(verb)

    reject with contempt

    "She spurned his advances"

    Synonyms:
    freeze off, eliminate, rule out, lower, resist, despise, winnow out, contemn, decline, lour, spurn, pass up, pooh-pooh, reject, disapprove, disdain, turn away, refuse, turn down

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. scorn

    Abhor is stronger than despise, implying a shuddering recoil, especially a moral recoil. "How many shun evil as inconvenient who do not abhor it as hateful." Trench Serm. in Westm. Abbey xxvi, 297. [Murray's "New English Dictionary"] Detest expresses indignation, with something of contempt. Loathe implies disgust, physical or moral. We abhor a traitor, despise a coward, detest a liar. We dislike an uncivil person. We abhor cruelty, hate tyranny. We loathe a reptile or a flatterer. We abhor Milton's heroic Satan, but we can not despise him.

    Synonyms:
    abhor, abominate, despise, detest, dislike, hate, loathe, nauseate, shun

    Antonyms:
    admire, approve, covet, crave, desire, enjoy, esteem, esteem, like, love, relish

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. scorn(v)

    Synonyms:
    contemn, despise, slight, disdain, disregard, sibilate, vilipend, spurn, scout

    Antonyms:
    honor, regard, esteem, venerate, respect, applaud, salute

  2. scorn(n)

    Synonyms:
    mockery, disdain, contempt, sneer, slight, opprobrium

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. scorn(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    contemn, despise, disdain, scout, slight, hold in contempt

  2. scorn(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    disdain

  3. scorn(n.)

    Synonyms:
    contempt, disdain, derision, mockery, slight, sneer

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. scorn(n)

    Synonyms:
    contempt, disdain, derision, contumely, mockery, slight

  2. scorn(v)

    Synonyms:
    despise, reject, contemn, disregard, scout, spurn

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "scorn":

    contempt, disdain, disregard, despise, defiance, derision

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How to use scorn in a sentence?

  1. Vladimir Ilyich Lenin:

    We can and must write in a language which sows among the masses hate, revulsion, and scorn toward those who disagree with us.

  2. Donald Trump:

    And I’ve got this guy standing over there looking at me, talking about New York values with scorn in Donald Trump face, with hatred, hatred of New York.

  3. Friedrich Nietzsche:

    For a significant manwoman, the one thought he values greatly, to the laughter and scorn of insignificant men, is a key to hidden treasure chambers; for those others, it is nothing but a piece of old iron.

  4. Thomas à Kempis:

    The intention which is fixed on God as its only end will keep people steady in their purposes, and deliver them from being the joke and scorn of fortune.

  5. George Bernard Shaw:

    Silence is the most perfect expression of scorn.

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Translations for scorn

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  • سخريةArabic
  • opovrhovat, pohrdat, opovrženíCzech
  • verschmähen, verachten, verspotten, VerachtungGerman
  • κοροϊδεύω, περιφρόνηση, περιφρονώGreek
  • despreciar, rechazar, desprecio, desdén, desdeñar, menospreciarSpanish
  • halveksia, halveksua, torjuaFinnish
  • mépriser, dédaigner, mépris, dédainFrench
  • שאט-נפש, לבוזHebrew
  • disdegnare, disprezzare, disprezzoItalian
  • 軽蔑Japanese
  • 경멸Korean
  • whakarekoMāori
  • verachting, minachting, verachten, minachtenDutch
  • foraktNorwegian
  • drwić, pogarda, wzgardzić, gardzić, szydzić, lekceważenie, odrzucić, lekceważyćPolish
  • escárnio, desdém, menosprezar, desprezar, desdenhar, desprezoPortuguese
  • alqochayQuechua
  • disprețui, refuza, dispreț, urî, respingeRomanian
  • презирать, глумиться, презрение, относиться с пренебрежением, насмехатьсяRussian
  • hån, förakt, föraktaSwedish
  • خوفناکUrdu

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