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adjective as in maligned

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adjective as in unloved

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But it was good news to the poor, the diseased, the downtrodden and scorned, and all the “little” people.

The scorned party in a love-triangle, he blew his head off while serving overnight tower duty in 2007.

Suppressed, banned, scorned—it seems to speak to something within the human mind (or soul, if you like) that is irrepressible.

Head mistress Jean Harris is the ultimate proof of “Hell Hath No Fury like a Woman Scorned.”

Without giving too much away, her tale plays on audience prejudices regarding adopted children and scorned wives.

The manhood of Homestead rebelled: the millmen scorned the despotic ultimatum.

With time and difficulty the facts were elicited from the younger child, and the elder scorned to deny them.

The old Don Luis shows his whitened locks, scorned by his hypocritically impious son.

They scorned the idea of making bunks, as smacking too much of civilization, and at night slept on boughs covered with blankets.

I scorned a reply, and we went around to the shed where all my belongings were stored, still unpacked.


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On this page you'll find 141 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to scorned, such as: abused, and rejected.

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