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scornful

adjective scorn·ful \ˈskrn-fəl\

: feeling or showing scorn

Full Definition of SCORNFUL

:  full of scorn :  contemptuous
scorn·ful·ly \-fə-lē\ adverb
scorn·ful·ness noun

Examples of SCORNFUL

  1. He's scornful of anyone who disagrees with his political beliefs.
  2. <the actress gave the paparazzi a scornful glare before breezing on by them>

First Known Use of SCORNFUL

14th century

Rhymes with SCORNFUL

SCORNFUL Defined for Kids

scornful

adjective scorn·ful \ˈskrn-fəl\

Definition of SCORNFUL for Kids

:  feeling or showing disgust and anger
scorn·ful·ly \-fə-lē\ adverb

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