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1. without respect; in a disdainful manner;
- Example: "she spoke of him contemptuously"
[syn: contemptuously, disdainfully, scornfully, contumeliously]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Scornful \Scorn"ful\, a. 1. Full of scorn or contempt; contemptuous; disdainful. [1913 Webster] Scornful of winter's frost and summer's sun. --Prior. [1913 Webster] Dart not scornful glances from those eyes. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. Treated with scorn; exciting scorn. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] The scornful mark of every open eye. --Shak. [1913 Webster] Syn: Contemptuous; disdainful; contumelious; reproachful; insolent. [1913 Webster] -- Scorn"ful*ly, adv. -- Scorn"ful*ness, n. [1913 Webster]