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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Spurn v. t. [imp. & p. p. Spurned p. pr. & vb. n. Spurning.]
 1. To drive back or away, as with the foot; to kick.
    [The bird] with his foot will spurn adown his cup.   --Chaucer.
    I spurn thee like a cur out of my way.   --Shak.
 2. To reject with disdain; to scorn to receive or accept; to treat with contempt.
 What safe and nicely I might well delay
 By rule of knighthood, I disdain and spurn.   --Shak.
    Domestics will pay a more cheerful service when they find themselves not spurned because fortune has laid them at their master's feet.   --Locke.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : rebuffed (by a lover) without warning; "jilted at the altar"
            [syn: jilted, rejected]