from The Century Dictionary.

  • Full of scorn or contempt; contemptuous; disdainful; insolent.
  • Provoking or exciting scorn or contempt; appearing as an object of scorn.
  • Synonyms See scorn, v.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Full of scorn or contempt; contemptuous; disdainful.
  • adjective obsolete Treated with scorn; exciting scorn.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Showing scorn or disrespect; contemptuous.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective expressing extreme contempt


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