Scornful : Definition

Scornful

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Definitions of Scornful

Pronunciation : Scorn"ful
Part of Speech : a.
Definition : 1. Full of scorn or contempt; contemptuous; disdainful. Scornful of winter's frost and summer's sun. Prior. Dart not scornful glances from those eyes. Shak.

2. Treated with scorn; exciting scorn. [Obs.] The scornful mark of every open eye. Shak.

Syn. -- Contemptuous; disdainful; contumelious; reproachful; insolent. -- Scorn"ful*ly, adv. -- Scorn"ful*ness, n.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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