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That Microsoft was about to stop supporting a PC it is currently selling and for which it controls everything from the firmware to the drivers earned the company some well-deserved scorn from users and the press.
MICROSOFT WILL SUPPORT SOME, BUT NOT MOST, 7TH-GEN INTEL CORE CPUS IN WINDOWS 11ANDREW CUNNINGHAMAUGUST 27, 2021ARS TECHNICA
In the theater, there was a kind of scorn, if I may say, for sitcoms.
CHRISTOPHER LLOYD IS STILL PLAYING CHARACTERS WHO ARE UNHINGED — AND LARGER THAN LIFEKAREN HELLERAUGUST 26, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Younger generations typically don’t approach fast food with the same amount of scorn, and sandwich releases now come with celebrity endorsements and the same level of anticipation as sneaker drops.
THE ARCH DELUXE WAS A HELL OF A BURGER. IT WAS ALSO MCDONALD’S MOST EXPENSIVE FLOP.JEREMY GLASSJULY 23, 2021EATER
The outsize power of celebrity billionaires and influencers to steer the market has drawn scorn from committed investors and from regulators worried about manipulation.
CRYPTOCURRENCIES CRASH IN BRUTAL SELL-OFF, WITH BITCOIN DOWN NEARLY 10 PERCENTHAMZA SHABANMAY 19, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Plus, social media scorn also takes place after the fact—when harm to the animal has already been done.
THE ETHICS OF WILDLIFE PHOTOGRAPHYMIKE KOSHMRLAPRIL 14, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
They toiled on southern plantations and in northern coal mines, were restricted to living in mining towns and the like, and were treated with scorn and abuse.
WHAT MY MOBSTER GRANDFATHER UNDERSTOOD ABOUT AMERICAN CAPITALISMRUSSELL SHORTOMARCH 17, 2021TIME
Second, his scorn for President Putin appears to have touched the president in a more personal way than previous critics.
CAN NAVALNY’S OPPOSITION MOVEMENT SURVIVE?TRACY MORANMARCH 11, 2021OZY
The United States becomes a fixed entity with static principles, inviting approval or scorn.
WE TEACH STUDENTS HOW TO UNDERSTAND THE U.S., NOT TO LOVE IT — OR HATE ITDANIEL IMMERWAHRDECEMBER 23, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Unsanitary conditions in those camps helped fuel a health crisis that drew international scorn on San Diego.
FAULCONER HOPES HIS ACTION ON HOMELESSNESS WILL OVERSHADOW HIS FAILURELISA HALVERSTADTDECEMBER 7, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Then she put her anger from her; put from her, too, the insolence and scorn with which so lavishly she had addressed him hitherto.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
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WORDS RELATED TO SCORN

  • belittle
  • decry
  • denigrate
  • deprecate
  • depreciate
  • dismiss
  • disparage
  • laugh off
  • make light of
  • minimize
  • misprize
  • play down
  • pooh-pooh
  • put down
  • run down
  • scoff at
  • scorn
  • underestimate
  • underplay
  • underrate
  • undervalue
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