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noun (uncountable)
  1. Contempt or disdain towards a despicable or unworthy person
Translations: 
  • Dutch: minachting , verachting
  • French: mépris , dédain
  • German: Verachtung
  • Italian: disprezzo
  • Spanish: desprecio , despreciar, desdén , desdeí±ar
    (trans-bottom)
verb 
  1. To feel contempt or disdain for something or somebody; to despise.
  2. To scoff, express contempt
  3. To reject, turn down
She scorned his romantic advances.
Translations: 
  • Dutch: minachten, verachten
  • French: mépriser
    (trans-mid)
  • German: verschmí¤hen
    (trans-mid)
Etymology: Alteration of escarn (cognate with Spanish escarnio and Italian scherno).


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