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Bible Usage:


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  • Included in Hitchcocks: No
  • Included in Naves: No
  • Included in Smiths: No
  • Included in Websters: Yes
  • Included in Strongs: Yes
  • Included in Thayers: No
  • Included in BDB: Yes

Strongs Concordance:


Webster's 1828 Dictionary

SCORN, noun

1. Extreme contempt; that disdain which springs from a person's opinion of the meanness of an object, and a consciousness or belief of his own superiority or worth.

He thought scorn to lay hands on Mordecai alone. Esther 3:6.

Every sullen frown and bitter scorn but fann'd the fuel that too fast did burn.

2. A subject of extreme contempt, disdain or derision; that which is treated with contempt.

Thou makest us a reproach to our neighbors, a scorn and a derision to them that are around us. Psalms 44:13.

To think scorn to disdain; to despise. obsolete

To laugh to scorn to deride; to make a mock of; to ridicule as contemptible.

They laughed us to scorn Nehemiah 2:19.

SCORN, verb transitive

1. to hold in extreme contempt; to despise; to contemn; to disdain. job. 16.

Surely he scorneth the scorner; but he giveth grace to the lowly. Proverbs 3:34.

2. to think unworth; to disdain.

Fame that delights around the world to stray, scorns not to take our Argos in her way.

3. To slight; to disregard; to neglect.

This my long suff'rance and my day of grace, those who neglect and scorn shall never taste.

SCORN, verb intransitive To scorn at, to scoff at; to treat with contumely, derision or reproach. obsolete

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

SCORN'ED, participle passive Extremely contemned or despised; disdained.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

SCORN'ER, noun

1. One that scorns; a contemner; a despiser.

They are great scorners of death.

2. A scoffer; a derider; in Scripture, one who scoffs at religion, its ordinances and teachers, and who makes a mock of sin and the judgments and threatenings of God against sinners. Proverbs 1:22, Proverbs 19:25

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

SCORN'FUL, adjective

1. Contemptuous; disdainful; entertaining scorn; insolent.

Th' enamor'd deity the scornful damsel shuns.

2. Acting in defiance or disregard.

Scornful of winter's frost and summer's sun.

3. In Scripture, holding religion in contempt; treating with disdain religion and the dispensations of God.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

SCORN'FULLY, adverb With extreme contempt; contemptuously; insolently.

The sacred rights of the christian church are scornfully trampled on in print -

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

SCORN'FULNESS, noun The quality of being scornful.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

SCORN'ING, participle present tense Holding in great contempt; despising; disdaining.

SCORN'ING, noun The act of contemning; a treating with contempt, slight or disdain.

How long will the scorners delight in their scorning?

Proverbs 1:22. Psalms 123:4.