scornful

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adjective scorn·ful \ˈskȯrn-fəl\

Definition of scornful

  1. :  full of scorn :  contemptuous

scornfully

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scornfulness

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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


SCORNFUL Defined for English Language Learners

scornful

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adjective scorn·ful \ˈskȯrn-fəl\

Definition of scornful for English Language Learners

  • : feeling or showing scorn


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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