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ˈskɔrn fəlscorn·ful

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. contemptuous, disdainful, insulting, scornfuladjective

    expressing extreme contempt

    Synonyms:
    contemptuous, haughty, disdainful, swaggering, overbearing, prideful, imperious, supercilious, lordly, insulting, sniffy

    Antonyms:
    respectful

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. scornfuladjective

    Synonyms:
    contemptuous, disdainful, derisive, contumelious

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. scornfuladjective

    Synonyms:
    disdainful, contemptuous, contumelious, defiant

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#25644insulting
#53063haughty
#64264overbearing
#76304contemptuous
#88982imperious
#100005scornful
#101268disdainful
#121548swaggering
#128829lordly
#149426prideful
#166887supercilious
#238463sniffy

How to use scornful in a sentence?

  1. George Eliot:

    The scornful nostril and the high head gather not the odors that lie on the track of truth.

  2. Samuel Johnson:

    Of all the griefs that harass the distrest, Sure the most bitter is a scornful jest.

  3. Socrates:

    Remember, no human condition is ever permanent. Then you will not be overjoyed in good fortune nor too scornful in misfortune.

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