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scorn
used in Sense and Sensibility

3 uses
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Definition
disrespect or reject as not good enough
  • To have his love used so scornfully! for they say he is monstrous fond of her, as well he may.
    Chapter 37 (20% in)
  • What I felt on hearing that your sister was dying—and dying too, believing me the greatest villain upon earth, scorning, hating me in her latest moments—for how could I tell what horrid projects might not have been imputed?
    Chapter 44 (89% in)
  • "DEAR SIR, "Being very sure I have long lost your affections, I have thought myself at liberty to bestow my own on another, and have no doubt of being as happy with him as I once used to think I might be with you; but I scorn to accept a hand while the heart was another's.
    Chapter 49 (36% in)

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