Thesaurus

scorn

noun

scorn

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of scorn

  1. 1 to show contempt for scorned the religious traditions of their ancestors Synonyms contemn, dis (also diss) [slang], disdain, disrespect, high-hat, look down (on or upon), slight, sniff (at), snoot, snub Related Words scout; abhor, abominate, despise, detest, execrate, hate, loathe; belittle, deplore, deprecate, disparage; disapprove (of), discountenance, disfavor, frown (on or upon) Phrases look down one's nose (at), sneeze at, thumb one's nose (at), walk over Near Antonyms cherish, prize, treasure, value; admire, esteem, lionize; hallow, revere, venerate, worship; accept, appreciate, approve (of), care (for), countenance, favor, OK (or okay), subscribe (to) Antonyms honor, respect

  2. 2 to ignore in a disrespectful manner she scorned the advice of her ophthalmologist and had the laser eye surgery anyway Synonyms despise, disregard, flout Related Words dismiss, forget, neglect, overlook, overpass, pass over, slur (over); belittle, deprecate, disparage, slight Near Antonyms accept, approve; use



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