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English definition of “scornful”


adjective     /ˈskɔːn.fəl/ US  /ˈskɔːrn-/
showing or feeling scorn for someone or something: a scornful look/remark/laugh/tone They are openly scornful of the new plans.Treating as unimportantNeglecting and ignoringNot paying attention scornfully     /-i/ adverb Treating as unimportantNeglecting and ignoringNot paying attention
(Definition of scornful adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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