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Definition of "scornful" [scorn•ful]

  • Showing scorn or disrespect; contemptuous. (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "scornful" in a sentence
  • "Finally he stood before her, his expression scornful, but he said, Very well, then."
  • "The same word which to the scornful is a savour of death unto death to the humble and serious is a savour of life unto life."
  • "Greenpeace militants, meanwhile, scaled Barcelona's landmark Sagrada Familia church to display a protest banner, while campaigners with Oxfam International tore up cheques, symbolising what they called the scornful attitude of rich countries towards the poor."