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Meaning of SCORNFUL

Pronunciation:  'skornful

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  expressing offensive reproach
  2. [adj]  expressing extreme contempt
 

SCORNFUL is a 8 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: abusive, contemptuous, disdainful, disrespectful, insulting, offensive, opprobrious, scurrilous
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Scorn"ful\, a.
1. Full of scorn or contempt; contemptuous; disdainful.

         Scornful of winter's frost and summer's sun.
                                               --Prior.

         Dart not scornful glances from those eyes. --Shak.

2. Treated with scorn; exciting scorn. [Obs.]

         The scornful mark of every open eye.  --Shak.

Syn: Contemptuous; disdainful; contumelious; reproachful;
     insolent. -- {Scorn"ful*ly}, adv. -- {Scorn"ful*ness},
     n.

 

 

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