full of scorn; derisive; contemptuous: He smiled in a scornful way.

1350–1400; Middle English; see scorn, -ful

scornfully, adverb
scornfulness, noun
unscornful, adjective
unscornfully, adverb
unscornfulness, noun Unabridged
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scorn (skɔːn)
1.  open contempt or disdain for a person or thing; derision
2.  an object of contempt or derision
3.  archaic an act or expression signifying contempt
4.  to treat with contempt or derision
5.  (tr) to reject with contempt
[C12 schornen, from Old French escharnir, of Germanic origin; compare Old High German scerōn to behave rowdily, obsolete Dutch schern mockery]

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Example sentences
The genuine antiquary would scornfully call anything modern whose date could be placed this side of the century mark.
To no avail: the top civil servant in the defence ministry scornfully dismissed the court's ruling.
The government scornfully dismissed the criticism: better to provide shelter than ponder it in interminable working groups.
If you are not too friendly with them, they may respond scornfully.
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