Definitions For Scorn


  • Open disrespect for a person or thing
  • Lack of respect accompanied by a feeling of intense dislike
  • A feeling that someone or something is not worthy of any respect or approval
  • Harsh criticism that shows a lack of respect or approval for someone or something


  • Reject with contempt
  • Look down on with disdain
  • To show that you think (someone or something) is not worthy of respect or approval : to feel or express scorn for (someone or something)
  • To refuse or reject (someone or something that you do not think is worthy of respect or approval)

Is Scorn a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Scorn is worth 7 points in Scrabble and 9 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Scorn in a Sentence

  • They treated his suggestion with scorn.
  • An expression full of scorn
  • Her political rivals have poured scorn on her ideas for improving the tax system.
  • He scorns anyone who earns less money than he does.
  • Her actions were scorned by many people.
  • They were scorned as fanatics.

Synonyms for Scorn

Antonyms for Scorn

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