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Synonyms for spurn
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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, pass up, pooh-pooh, reject, disapprove, disdain, scorn, turn away, refuse, turn down

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. spurn

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

    Antonyms:
    adore, honor, respect, revere, reverence, venerate

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. spurn(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    kick

  2. spurn(v. a.)

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. spurn(n)

    Synonyms:
    rejection, disdain, scorning

  2. spurn(v)

    Synonyms:
    reject, scorn, contemn, despise, scout

How to pronounce spurn?

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How to say spurn in sign language?

  1. spurn

Words popularity by usage frequency

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#1104lower
#5615decline
#5808eliminate
#7367refuse
#7516slight
#8574reject
#9957resist
#18414disregard
#31276despise
#31947disapprove
#34727scorn
#37610disdain
#59800dishonor
#69016detest
#113548spurn
#203490lour

How to use spurn in a sentence?

  1. William Blum:

    I knew it would help the book's sales and I was not bothered by who it was coming from, if he shares with me a deep dislike for certain aspects of U.S. foreign policy, then I'm not going to spurn any endorsement of the book by him.

  2. 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.

  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. Ben Azai:

    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.

  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

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • Tritt, verschmähen, treten, vergeben, Verschmähung, abweisen, verachten, mit Füßen treten, vertunGerman
  • desdeñarSpanish
  • tīkape, whakahoeMāori
  • versmadenDutch
  • презрительный, презрительно, отвергать, отказ, пинок, пинатьRussian
  • försmå, avvisa, förkastaSwedish
  • çifte, tenezzül etmemek, tepmek, burun kıvırmakTurkish

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