Definition of Scorn
feel or express contempt or derision for.
It was his idea that all new Chelsea signings should have to sing a song in the dressing room on their first day, usually while being scorned and pelted with rubbish.
the feeling or belief that someone or something is worthless or despicable; contempt.
That they are able to pour out their scorn for the West is a rather good demonstration of the freedom of speech they enjoy.
Example of Scorn
a general scorn for human life
a scandal and a scorn to all who look on thee
As he read it, the scorn faded from his face, leaving him intent.
As much as I valued the path of Eastern spirituality and meditation, I was uncomfortable with its subtle scorn for the physical world.
Beaten and bruised, he patiently endures the ridicule and scorn heaped upon him.
But U.S. media coverage matched the bipartisan refusal by leaders in Congress to do anything but scorn the offer.
CEO's who were celebrating when the market was soaring are now being scorned by investors and investigated as well.
Even the junior senator from North Carolina felt obliged to express her scorn for these malefactors of great wealth.
He has the dubious distinction of being the first object of scorn for most people after they develop their literary palate beyond the 6th grade level.
He reserves most of his scorn for the film-makers of his own generation who, as he sees it, betray their own talent.