- scorn used 16 times.
- scorner used 11 times.
- scorners used 4 times.
- scornest used twice.
- scorneth used 4 times.
- scornful used 3 times.
- scorning used 3 times.
- Included in Eastons: No
- 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
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
SCORN'ED, participle passive Extremely contemned or despised; disdained.
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
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.
SCORN'FULLY, adverb With extreme contempt; contemptuously; insolently.
The sacred rights of the christian church are scornfully trampled on in print -
SCORN'FULNESS, noun The quality of being scornful.
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?