Scorn

What is Scorn ?

Scorn is (noun) a feeling of thinking that someone or something is not good enough He heaped scorn on the commit- tee’s proposal. The suggestion was greeted with scorn. Synonym contempt. Antonym admiration(verb) to refuse to accept an idea or a suggestion Most young people in the office scorn the idea that smoking can be bad for your health. She scorned his pro- posal of a lift.

 

source: Easier English, Student Dictionary Upper Intermediate Level