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scorn
used in The Great Gatsby

6 uses
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Definition
disrespect or reject as not good enough
  • Only Gatsby, the man who gives his name to this book, was exempt from my reaction — Gatsby, who represented everything for which I have an unaffected scorn.
    p. 2.6
scorn = disrespect
  • Her eyes flashed around her in a defiant way, rather like Tom's, and she laughed with thrilling scorn.
    p. 17.4
  • Her wan, scornful mouth smiled, and so I drew her up again closer, this time to my face.
    p. 80.8
  • She turned to me, and her voice, dropping an octave lower, filled the room with thrilling scorn: "Do you know why we left Chicago?"
    p. 131.9
  • scorn = strong disrespect or rejection
  • She looked at Tom, alarmed now, but he insisted with magnanimous scorn.
    p. 135.2
  • When the butler brought back Wolfshiem's answer I began to have a feeling of defiance, of scornful solidarity between Gatsby and me against them all.
    p. 165.9

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