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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Scorn n.
 1. Extreme and lofty contempt; haughty disregard; that disdain which springs from the opinion of the utter meanness and unworthiness of an object.
    Scorn at first makes after love the more.   --Shak.
 And wandered backward as in scorn,
 To wait an aeon to be born.   --Emerson.
 2. An act or expression of extreme contempt.
 Every sullen frown and bitter scorn
 But fanned the fuel that too fast did burn.   --Dryden.
 3. An object of extreme disdain, contempt, or derision.
    Thou makest us a reproach to our neighbors, a scorn and a derision to them that are round about us.   --Ps. xliv. 13.
 To think scorn, to regard as worthy of scorn or contempt; to disdain. “He thought scorn to lay hands on Mordecai alone.” --Esther iii. 6.
 To laugh to scorn, to deride; to make a mock of; to ridicule as contemptible.
 Syn: -- Contempt; disdain; derision; contumely; despite; slight; dishonor; mockery.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Think, v. t.
 1. To conceive; to imagine.
    Charity . . . thinketh no evil.   --1 Cor. xiii. 4,5.
 2. To plan or design; to plot; to compass. [Obs.]
 So little womanhood
 And natural goodness, as to think the death
 Of her own son.   --Beau. & Fl.
 3. To believe; to consider; to esteem.
    Nor think superfluous other's aid.   --Milton.
 To think much, to esteem a great matter; to grudge. [Obs.] “[He] thought not much to clothe his enemies.” --Milton.
 To think scorn. (a) To disdain. [Obs.] “He thought scorn to lay hands on Mordecai alone.” --Esther iii. 6. (b) To feel indignation. [Obs.]