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2. object of contempt: somebody or something that is held in contempt
verb : (past and past participle scorned, present participle scorn·ing, 3rd person present singular scorns)
1. transitive verb: disdain somebody or something: to hold somebody or something in contempt
2. transitive and intransitive verb: reject something contemptuously; to
Usage: She scorned his advances and held his gifts in an attitude of scorn.
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