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Strong DislikePlay
Use 'scorn' for severe feelings, more intense than just not liking someone or something. SlideHis constant scorn for compromise has made him few friends in politics.
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Public ExpressionPlay
'Scorn' often implies expressing one's disdain openly, not just feeling it internally. SlideShe laughed in scorn when they suggested she was not qualified.
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Literary UsePlay
In literature, 'scorn' is used to create drama between characters. SlideIn his plays, Shakespeare often portrayed scorn between feuding families.