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synonyms for scornfulness

  • aloofness
  • chutzpah
  • disdain
  • ego
  • egotism
  • hubris
  • pretension
  • pride
  • smugness
  • vanity
  • airs
  • audacity
  • bluster
  • braggadocio
  • brass
  • cheek
  • conceit
  • conceitedness
  • contemptuousness
  • crust
  • disdainfulness
  • gall
  • haughtiness
  • hauteur
  • high-handedness
  • imperiousness
  • insolence
  • loftiness
  • nerve
  • ostentation
  • pomposity
  • pompousness
  • presumption
  • pretentiousness
  • priggishness
  • self-importance
  • self-love
  • superciliousness
  • swagger
  • overbearance
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antonyms for scornfulness

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  • humility
  • modesty
  • carefulness
  • caution
  • meekness
  • shyness
  • timidity
  • servility
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    How to use scornfulness in a sentence

    Fleming as he was, Watteau made the progress of the portrait last longer than the scornfulness of Mademoiselle la Montagne.
    THE INTERNATIONAL MONTHLY, VOLUME 5, NO. 3, MARCH, 1852VARIOUS
    He moved about with a certain scornfulness, and ordered lobster for tea off-handedly.
    THE WHITE PEACOCKD. H. (DAVID HERBERT) LAWRENCE
    Even Jed Tighe read the little sheet every week, in spite of his alleged scornfulness.
    THE BOY WITH THE U. S. WEATHER MENFRANCIS WILLIAM ROLT-WHEELER
    The scornfulness of that laugh stung him, and he returned it with interest.
    NORSTON'S RESTANN S. STEPHENS
    He was surprised to see that his listener was laughing, not without a suggestion of scornfulness.
    THE MAYOR OF WARWICKHERBERT M. HOPKINS
    All explanations and excuses he trod under foot with utter scornfulness. '
    STORIES OF ACHIEVEMENT, VOLUME III (OF 6)VARIOUS
    Again Mary took some time to reply, and when she did, to Elizabeth's surprise, it was with more than a touch of scornfulness.
    OLD FRIENDS AN NEW FANCIESSYBIL G. BRINTON
    Her face set itself in resolute lines, her voice had a cold scornfulness in it.
    A LITTLE GIRL IN OLD DETROITAMANDA MINNIE DOUGLAS
    When she looked at him her eyes under her level brows held a certain scornfulness.
    SLIPPY MCGEE, SOMETIMES KNOWN AS THE BUTTERFLY MANMARIE CONWAY OEMLER
    Then turned away with an affected scornfulness, and yet looked kindly enough upon him from the corner of one eye.
    LIFE'S PROGRESS THROUGH THE PASSIONSELIZA FOWLER HAYWOOD
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