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scorn
used in A Midsummer Night's Dream

12 uses
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Definition
disrespect or reject as not good enough
  • When at your hands did I deserve this scorn?
    2.2 — Act 2 Scene 2 — Another part of the wood (79% in)
scorn = rejection or disrespect
  • EGEUS Scornful Lysander! true, he hath my love; And what is mine my love shall render him; And she is mine; and all my right of her I do estate unto Demetrius.
    1.1 — Act 1 Scene 1 — Athens. A room in the Palace of THESEUS (38% in)
  • ] LYSANDER Why should you think that I should woo in scorn?
    3.2 — Act 3 Scene 2 — Another part of the wood (26% in)
  • Scorn and derision never come in tears.
    3.2 — Act 3 Scene 2 — Another part of the wood (26% in)
  • How can these things in me seem scorn to you, Bearing the badge of faith, to prove them true?
    3.2 — Act 3 Scene 2 — Another part of the wood (27% in)
  • And will you rent our ancient love asunder, To join with men in scorning your poor friend?
    3.2 — Act 3 Scene 2 — Another part of the wood (46% in)
  • HERMIA I am amazed at your passionate words: I scorn you not; it seems that you scorn me.
    3.2 — Act 3 Scene 2 — Another part of the wood (47% in)
  • HERMIA I am amazed at your passionate words: I scorn you not; it seems that you scorn me.
    3.2 — Act 3 Scene 2 — Another part of the wood (47% in)
  • HELENA Have you not set Lysander, as in scorn, To follow me, and praise my eyes and face?
    3.2 — Act 3 Scene 2 — Another part of the wood (47% in)
  • HERMIA Sweet, do not scorn her so.
    3.2 — Act 3 Scene 2 — Another part of the wood (52% in)
  • DEMETRIUS You are too officious In her behalf that scorns your services.
    3.2 — Act 3 Scene 2 — Another part of the wood (72% in)
  • This man, with lanthorn, dog, and bush of thorn, Presenteth Moonshine: for, if you will know, By moonshine did these lovers think no scorn To meet at Ninus' tomb, there, there to woo.
    5.1 — Act 5 Scene 1 — Athens. An Apartment in the Palace of THESEUS (41% in)

There are no more uses of "scorn" in A Midsummer Night's Dream.

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