Given to scorning
contemptuous, disdainful, haughty, supercilious, overbearing, arrogant, insolent, cynical, sneering, hypercritical, with the nose in the air*, toplofty*, snooty*; see also egotistic 2.
Antonyms respectful*, admiring, gracious.
Characterized by scorn
derisive, opprobrious, contumelious, scurrilous, abusive, insulting, offensive, rude, sarcastic, malicious, jeering, mocking, sneering, ironical.
Antonyms polite*, respectful, flattering.
Showing scorn and disrespect toward (someone or something):
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