How to Pronounce scorn?

Correct pronunciation for the word "scorn" is [skˈɔːn], [skˈɔːn], [s_k_ˈɔː_n].

"Scorn" in context

Scorn is strong feeling of contempt or disdain. The feeling of being deeply unimpressed by someone's behavior can lead to feelings of scorn. It is often used to describe attitudes towards people who are perceived as selfish or bad. For example, someone may express scorn for someone who cheats on their partner.

Scorn may also be used to criticize an idea or behavior. For instance, when a society rejects a concept based on morality, it may be viewed with scorn. In some cases, the scorn is not due to a considered evaluation, but may result from prejudice or the unwillingness to look below the surface.

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