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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Scornful \Scorn"ful\, a.
1. Full of scorn or contempt; contemptuous; disdainful.
Scornful of winter's frost and summer's sun.
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;
[1913 Webster] -- Scorn"ful*ly, adv. --
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
adj 1: expressing extreme contempt [syn: contemptuous,
disdainful, insulting, scornful]
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
34 Moby Thesaurus words for "scornful":
abjuratory, arrogant, clannish, cliquish, contemptuous,
contumelious, declinatory, deprecative, derisive, derisory,
despising, disdainful, dismissive, disparaging, exclusive, haughty,
high-handed, mocking, overweening, rejective, renunciative,
scoffing, sneering, snide, sniffy, snobbish, snobby, snooty,
snotty, supercilious, superior, toploftical, toplofty, withering
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