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scorn

US [skɔrn]
UK [skɔː(r)n]
  • n.轻蔑;不屑一顾;受侮弄[嘲笑]的人;笑柄
  • v.蔑视;看不起;拒绝
  • Web轻视;鄙视;藐视
Past Participle:scorned  Present Participle:scorning  Simple Present:scorns  
scorn
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n.
1.
[u]
轻蔑;鄙视a strong feeling that sb/sth is stupid or not good enough, usually shown by the way you speak
Her fellow teachers greeted her proposal with scorn .
别的老师对她的提议不屑一顾。
They had nothing but scorn for his political views.
他们对他的政治观点只有鄙夷。
IDM
pour/heap scorn on sb/sth
嗤之以鼻;不屑一顾to speak about sb/sth in a way that shows that you do not respect them or have a good opinion of them
v.
1.
~ sb/sth
轻蔑;鄙视to feel or show that you think sb/sth is stupid and you do not respect them or it
She scorned their views as old-fashioned.
她对他们的观点嗤之以鼻,认为陈腐过时。
2.
不屑于(接受或做);轻蔑地拒绝to refuse to have or do sth because you are too proud
to scorn an invitation
轻蔑地回绝邀请
She would have scorned to stoop to such tactics.
她就不会下作到使用那样的伎俩。

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