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To dislike intensely; loathe:
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  1. To dislike intensely; loathe:
  2. To look down on with contempt and scorn
  3. To regard with contempt or scorn:
To regard or treat with haughty contempt:
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  1. To regard or treat with haughty contempt:
  2. To consider or reject (doing something) as beneath oneself:
  3. To regard or treat as unworthy or beneath one's dignity; specif., to refuse or reject with aloof contempt or scorn
(Law) To reject (a bill of indictment) for lack of evidence
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  1. (Law) To reject (a bill of indictment) for lack of evidence
  2. To disregard deliberately; pay no attention to; refuse to consider
To mock or scoff at; show scorn or contempt for
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  1. To mock or scoff at; show scorn or contempt for
  2. To express contempt for the rules by word or action.
  3. To ignore or disregard (a rule or convention, for example) in an open or defiant way:
To resist completely in a baffling way
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  1. To resist completely in a baffling way
  2. To be beyond the application or scope of; be contrary or resistant to:
  3. To challenge or dare (someone) to do something:
To show contempt or disdain in refusing or rejecting
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  1. To show contempt or disdain in refusing or rejecting
  2. To reject something contemptuously.
  3. To refuse or reject with contempt or disdain; scorn
To deny the truth of (a charge, etc.)
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  1. To deny the truth of (a charge, etc.)
  2. To refuse to accept or support; deny the validity or authority of (a belief, a treaty, etc.)
  3. To disown (a child, for example).
To refuse to accept, submit to, believe, or make use of:
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  1. To refuse to accept, submit to, believe, or make use of:
  2. To refuse to give sufficient parental affection or care to (a child or young animal).
  3. To refuse to take, agree to, accede to, use, believe, etc.
To stay clear of; go around or away from:
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  1. To stay clear of; go around or away from:
  2. To prevent from happening:
  3. To refrain from using, engaging in, or partaking of:
To refuse to accept socially; avoid having social contact with:
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  1. To refuse to accept socially; avoid having social contact with:
  2. To keep away from; avoid scrupulously or consistently, often, specif., as a practice by a group against a co-worker, coreligionist, etc. who has fallen out of favor
  3. To avoid, especially persistently.
To give up, relinquish, or reject something.
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  1. To give up, relinquish, or reject something.
  2. To decide or declare that one will no longer engage in (a practice) or use (something):
  3. To give up (a title or possession, for example), especially by formal announcement.
Open disrespect or willful disobedience of the authority of a court of law or legislative body.
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  1. Open disrespect or willful disobedience of the authority of a court of law or legislative body.
  2. The state of being despised or dishonored:
  3. The willful defiance, disregard, or disrespect of judicial or legislative authority or dignity, especially any disobedience of an order or any conduct that disrupts, obstructs, or interferes with the administration or procedures of a court or legislature. See also contemner. The willful defiance, disregard, or disrespect of judicial or legislative authority or dignity, especially any disobedience of an order or any conduct that disrupts, obstructs, or interferes with the administration or procedures of a court or legislature. See also contemner.
Contemptuous defiance or disregard.
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  1. Contemptuous defiance or disregard.
  2. (Archaic) Contempt; scorn
  3. Malice; spite
(Uncountable) A feeling of contempt or scorn.
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  1. (Uncountable) A feeling of contempt or scorn.
  2. The feeling, attitude, or expression of disdaining; aloof contempt or scorn
  3. A feeling or show of contempt and aloofness; scorn.
To view with contempt; despise.
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  1. To view with contempt; despise.
  2. (Chiefly Literary) To treat or think of with contempt; scorn
To dislike intensely; loathe:
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  1. To dislike intensely; loathe:
  2. To regard with contempt or scorn:
  3. To look down on with contempt and scorn
To regard or treat as unworthy or beneath one's dignity; specif., to refuse or reject with aloof contempt or scorn
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  1. To regard or treat as unworthy or beneath one's dignity; specif., to refuse or reject with aloof contempt or scorn
  2. To regard or treat with haughty contempt:
  3. To consider or reject (doing something) as beneath oneself:
To work as a scout
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  1. To work as a scout
  2. To search for talented people:
  3. To search as a scout:
Find another word for scorn. In this page you can discover 33 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for scorn, like: hold in contempt, despise, disdain, ignore, flout, defy, spurn, repudiate, reject, turn the back upon and avoid.