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Synonyms for scornful
ˈskɔrn fəl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. contemptuous, disdainful, insulting, scornful(adj)

    expressing extreme contempt

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

    Antonyms:
    respectful

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. scornful(a.)

    Synonyms:
    contemptuous, disdainful, derisive, contumelious

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. scornful(a)

    Synonyms:
    disdainful, contemptuous, contumelious, defiant

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#166887supercilious
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How to use scornful in a sentence?

  1. Socrates:

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

  2. George Eliot:

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

  3. Samuel Johnson:

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


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