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Scorning

SCORN'ING

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ppr.
Holding in great contempt; despising; disdaining.

SCORN'ING

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Noun.
The act of contemning; a treating with contempt, slight or disdain.
How long will the scorners delight in their scorning?
Prov. 1. Ps. 123.

Definition 2022


scorning

scorning

English

Verb

scorning

  1. present participle of scorn

Noun

scorning (plural scornings)

  1. The act of one who scorns.
    • Thomas Hardy
      But it pleased her to play on my passion / And whet me to pleadings / That won from her mirthful negations / And scornings undue.