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scornful

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adjective scorn·ful \ˈskȯrn-fəl\

Simple Definition of scornful

  • : feeling or showing scorn

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of scornful

  1. :  full of scorn :  contemptuous

scornfully play \-fə-lē\ adverb
scornfulness noun

Examples of scornful in a sentence

  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>



14th Century

First Known Use of scornful

14th century

Rhymes with scornful


SCORNFUL Defined for Kids

scornful

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adjective scorn·ful \ˈskȯrn-fəl\

Definition of scornful for Students

  1. :  feeling or showing disgust and anger

scornfully \-fə-lē\ adverb




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