Definition of Spurned

1. Adjective. Rebuffed (by a lover) without warning. "Jilted at the altar"

Exact synonyms: Jilted, Rejected
Similar to: Unloved



Definition of Spurned

1. Verb. (past of spurn) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Spurned

1. spurn [v] - See also: spurn

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Spurned

spurious torticollis
spurious wing
spuriously
spuriousness
spuriousnesses
spurless
spurlge
spurlged
spurlges
spurlging
spurlike
spurling
spurlings
spurn
spurne
spurned (current term)
spurner
spurners
spurnes
spurneth
spurning
spurningly
spurnings
spurns
spurnwater
spurnwaters
spurred
spurred gentian
spurrer
spurrers

Literary usage of Spurned

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1. The Literary History of the American Revolution, 1763-1783 by Moses Coit Tyler (1897)
"... of Georgia, a champion of armed resistance who spurned the proposal of secession from the empire—His career and writings—The exact nature of the offense ..."

2. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1846)
"... at another time, would have been spurned from their society. Among the rest, a colonel of cui- ..."

3. History of the United States of America Under the Constitution by James Schouler (1910)
"State after State spurned the Hartford proposals, even to the fairest of constitutional amendments offered by that convention; New Jersey, Pennsylvania, ..."

4. International Courts of Arbitration by Thomas Balch (1912)
"Both kinds of arbitration, that legally organized and prepared in advance, that which was advisory and voluntary, were summarily spurned, and there remained ..."

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