What does scornful mean?

Definitions for scornful
ˈskɔrn fəlscorn·ful

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word scornful.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. contemptuous, disdainful, insulting, scornful(adj)

    expressing extreme contempt

Wiktionary

  1. scornful(Adjective)

    Showing scorn or disrespect; contemptuous.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Scornful(adj)

    full of scorn or contempt; contemptuous; disdainful

  2. Scornful(adj)

    treated with scorn; exciting scorn

How to pronounce scornful?

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    Alex
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    Karen
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    Veena
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How to say scornful in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of scornful in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of scornful in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of scornful in a Sentence

  1. Samuel Johnson:

    Of all the griefs that harass the distrest, Sure the most bitter is a scornful jest.

  2. Socrates:

    Remember, no human condition is ever permanent. Then you will not be overjoyed in good fortune nor too scornful in misfortune.

  3. George Eliot:

    The scornful nostril and the high head gather not the odors that lie on the track of truth.

Images & Illustrations of scornful

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