The feeling of despising
To regard with utter contempt and disdain
To treat with scorn
To refuse as a matter of principle
This scorn was not offensive to his master.
His tactics would never earn anything but scorn from Kris, but they worked.
The good knight is bound to endless fantastic courtesies towards men and still more towards women of a certain rank; he may treat all below that rank with any decree of scorn and cruelty.
"Of course not," added Jim, with a touch of scorn; "those little wooden legs of yours are not half as long as my own."
The word is of Armenian formation and signifies a son of Paulik or of little Paul; the termination -ik must here have originally expressed scorn and contempt.