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scorn
used in The Bluest Eye

2 uses
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Definition
disrespect or reject as not good enough
  • They abused their visitors with a scorn grown mechanical from use.
    2 — Autumn (95% in)
  • They seemed to have taken all of their smoothly cultivated ignorance, their exquisitely learned self-hatred, their elaborately designed hopelessness and sucked it all up into a fiery cone of scorn that had burned for ages in the hollows of their minds—cooled—and spilled over lips of outrage, consuming whatever was in its path.
    3 — Winter (14% in)

There are no more uses of "scorn" in The Bluest Eye.

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