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Rosie, 17, scorns her mother because of her addiction, yet blithely dabbles in booze, drugs, and sex.

She belonged to that ultra-modern school which scorns to sue masculine admiration, but which cannot dispense with it nevertheless.

Or was it rather the noble error of one, who, with his mind fixed on the highest, scorns the high?

But a young man once climbed up there to carve his name above Washington's, an act of presumption for which every one scorns him.

Nature, fresh from the hand of Deity, scorns the too prying gaze and the too shallow judgment of finite but presumptuous man.

I would strive a little to show myself in my place; a gentleman-usher scorns to use the phrase and fancy of a serving-man.


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On this page you'll find 78 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to scorns, such as: mockery, sarcasm, ridicule, derision, sneer, and disdain.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.