Definition for SCORN'FUL


  1. Contemptuous; disdainful; entertaining scorn; insolent. Th'enamor'd deity / The scornful damsel shuns. – Dryden.
  2. Acting in defiance or disregard. Scornful of winter's frost and summer's sun. – Prior.
  3. In Scripture, holding religion in contempt; treating with disdain religion and the dispensations of God.

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