Definition of Scornfulness

1. Noun. The quality of being scornful. ¹



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Definition of Scornfulness

1. [n -ES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Scornfulness

scoring
scoring off
scoring system
scorings
scorious
scorn
scorned
scornee
scornees
scorner
scorners
scornest
scorneth
scornful
scornfully
scornfulness (current term)
scornfulnesses
scorning
scorningly
scornings
scornless
scorns
scornworthy
scorny
scorodite
scorpaenid
scorpaenid fish
scorpaenids
scorpaeniform
scorpaenoid

Literary usage of Scornfulness

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1. A Legacy: Being the Life and Remains of John Martin, Schoolmaster and Poet by John Martin, Dinah Maria Mulock Craik (1878)
"... Too much fermented hy the lurid sun Of primal, present sin; their lives have run, Through weedy pathways into helplessness ; Hate, scornfulness, doubt, ..."

2. Poems by James Clarence Mangan, John Mitchel (1859)
""My feeling towards Man is one of utter scornfulness," Said Lady Eleanora von Alleyne. "My feeling towards Man is one of utter scornfulness, ..."

3. A System of Moral Science by Laurens Perseus Hickok (1853)
"scornfulness is thus a more direct and gross breach of courtesy, ... This may include both arrogance and scornfulness, and adds thereto the maliciousness ..."

4. Anthologia Germanica =: German Anthology : a Series of Translations from the by James Clarence Mangan (1845)
"My feeling towards Man is one of utter scornfulness," Said Lady Eleanora von ... My feeling towards Man is one of utter scornfulness, And he that would ..."

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