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