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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. spurn

    contemn, despise, detest, disdain, dishonor, disregard, scoff at, scorn, slight

    adore, honor, respect, revere, reverence, venerate

Princeton's WordNet

  1. reject, spurn, freeze off, scorn, pooh-pooh, disdain, turn downverb

    reject with contempt

    "She spurned his advances"

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. spurnverb


  2. spurnverb

    CONTEMN, scorn, scout, despise, disdain, make light of, look down upon, hold in contempt

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. spurnnoun

    rejection, disdain, scorning

  2. spurnverb

    reject, scorn, contemn, despise, scout

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  1. Timothy Fox:

    If President Biden is willing to spurn some environmentalists within his base to keep nuclear power alive, it may reinforce his seriousness about achieving the target, and that means natural gas should not expect support as a ‘bridge fuel,’.

  2. Ben Azai, Mishna:

    Despise not any man, and do not spurn anything; for there is no man who has not his hour, nor is there anything that has not its place.

  3. Francois Fenelon:

    If the riches of the Indies, or the crowns of all the kingdom of Europe, were laid at my feet in exchange for my love of reading, I would spurn them all.

  4. Mahabharata:

    Let none with scorn a suppliant meet, Or from the door untended spurn A dog; an outcast kindly treat; And so thou shalt be blest in turn.

  5. Jonathan Schanzer:

    The question now is whether Kim Jong Un is ready to deliver, or if this is a prelude to yet another deliberate effort to spurn the West.

Translations for spurn

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  • Tritt, vertun, mit Füßen treten, verachten, abweisen, Verschmähung, vergeben, treten, verschmähenGerman
  • desdeñarSpanish
  • whakahoe, tīkapeMāori
  • versmadenDutch
  • пинать, презрительно, отвергать, пинок, презрительный, отказRussian
  • försmå, förkasta, avvisaSwedish
  • tepmek, tenezzül etmemek, çifte, burun kıvırmakTurkish

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