Hindi translation of 'scorn'
scorn /skɔːn स्कॉन्/
Word forms: scorns, scorning, scorned
1. uncountable noun
If you treat someone or something with scorn, you show that you do not respect them.
Their words were met by a look of scorn from the king.
2. transitive verb
If you scorn someone or something, you show that you do not respect them.
His daughters scorned him, claiming he was boring.
3. transitive verb
If you scorn something, you refuse to accept it because you think it is not good enough or suitable for you.
They all scorned traditional family values.
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Example Sentences Including 'scorn'
He jerked a thumb at the vacant manager's office behind him and a look of scorn replaced the grin.Gothic Pursuit
Caroline had looked at him with such frank scorn that he had wondered what he had ever done to her.The Ambassador's Women
She showed neither interest nor scorn - not even physical distress at the appalling cold.The Innocents at Home (A Superintendent Kenworthy novel)
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Translation of scorn from the Collins English to Hindi Dictionary