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adjective. ['ˈspɝːnd'] rebuffed (by a lover) without warning.
Rhymes with Spurned
Sentences with spurned
One of his spurned admirers called upon Nemesis to afflict Narcissus with the pain of unrequited love.
2. Verb, past tense
They spurned a Samaritan's offer to help with the Temple.
3. Verb, past participle
Even water may be spurned by some animals.
Quotes about spurned
1. You made me confess the fears that I have. But I will tell you also what I do not fear. I do not fear to be alone or to be spurned for another or to leave whatever I have to leave. And I am not afraid to make a mistake, even a great mistake, a lifelong mistake and perhaps as long as eternity too.
- James Joyce, A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
2. Many married women who have deliberately spurned the "hour"of childbearing are unhappy and frustrated. They never discovered the joys of marriage because they refused to surrender to the obligation of their state. In saving themselves, they lost themselves!
- Fulton J. Sheen, Seven Words of Jesus and Mary: Lessons from Cana and Calvary