Meaning of “scorn” in the English Dictionary

(Definition of “scorn” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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scornnoun [ U ]

us /skɔrn/

a strong feeling that someone or something is of little or no worth and deserves no respect:

These countries deserve our respect, not the scorn of a politician.
adjective us /ˈskɔrn·fəl/

a scornful laugh/look

scornverb [ T ]

us /skɔrn/

to treat with a great lack of respect, or to refuse something because you think it is wrong or not acceptable:

He was scorned by his classmates for his bad behavior.

(Definition of “scorn” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)