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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Scorn, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Scorned p. pr. & vb. n. Scoring.]
 1. To hold in extreme contempt; to reject as unworthy of regard; to despise; to contemn; to disdain.
    I scorn thy meat; 't would choke me.   --Shak.
 This my long sufferance, and my day of grace,
 Those who neglect and scorn shall never taste.   --Milton.
    We scorn what is in itself contemptible or disgraceful.   --C. J. Smith.
 2. To treat with extreme contempt; to make the object of insult; to mock; to scoff at; to deride.
 His fellow, that lay by his bed's side,
 Gan for to laugh, and scorned him full fast.   --Chaucer.
    To taunt and scorn you thus opprobriously.   --Shak.
 Syn: -- To contemn; despise; disdain. See Contemn.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : treated with contempt [syn: despised, detested, hated]