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1. treated with contempt;
[syn: despised, detested, hated, scorned]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Scorn \Scorn\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Scorned (sk[^o]rnd); p. pr. & vb. n. Scoring.] [OE. scornen, scarnen, schornen, OF. escarnir, escharnir. See Scorn, n.] 1. To hold in extreme contempt; to reject as unworthy of regard; to despise; to contemn; to disdain. [1913 Webster] I scorn thy meat; 't would choke me. --Shak. [1913 Webster] This my long sufferance, and my day of grace, Those who neglect and scorn shall never taste. --Milton. [1913 Webster] We scorn what is in itself contemptible or disgraceful. --C. J. Smith. [1913 Webster] 2. To treat with extreme contempt; to make the object of insult; to mock; to scoff at; to deride. [1913 Webster] His fellow, that lay by his bed's side, Gan for to laugh, and scorned him full fast. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] To taunt and scorn you thus opprobriously. --Shak. [1913 Webster] Syn: To contemn; despise; disdain. See Contemn. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

scorned adj 1: treated with contempt [syn: despised, detested, hated, scorned]