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Overview of noun scorn

The noun scorn has 2 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (6) contempt, disdain, scorn, despite

(lack of respect accompanied by a feeling of intense dislike; "he was held in contempt"; "the despite in which outsiders were held is legendary")

2. (1) contempt, scorn

(open disrespect for a person or thing)


Overview of verb scorn

The verb scorn has 2 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (2) contemn, despise, scorn, disdain

(look down on with disdain; "He despises the people he has to work for"; "The professor scorns the students who don't catch on immediately")

2. (1) reject, spurn, freeze off, scorn, pooh-pooh, disdain, turn down

(reject with contempt; "She spurned his advances")

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