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English → English (gcide) Definition: To laugh to scorn Scorn \Scorn\ (sk[^o]rn), n. [OE. scorn, scarn, scharn, OF. escarn, escharn, eschar, of German origin; cf. OHG. skern mockery, skern[=o]n to mock; but cf. also OF. escorner to mock.] 1. Extreme and lofty contempt; haughty disregard; that disdain which springs from the opinion of the utter meanness and unworthiness of an object. [1913 Webster] Scorn at first makes after love the more. --Shak. [1913 Webster] And wandered backward as in scorn, To wait an [ae]on to be born. --Emerson. [1913 Webster] 2. An act or expression of extreme contempt. [1913 Webster] Every sullen frown and bitter scorn But fanned the fuel that too fast did burn. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 3. An object of extreme disdain, contempt, or derision. [1913 Webster] Thou makest us a reproach to our neighbors, a scorn and a derision to them that are round about us. --Ps. xliv. 13. [1913 Webster] To think scorn, to regard as worthy of scorn or contempt; to disdain. “He thought scorn to lay hands on Mordecai alone.” --Esther iii. 6. To laugh to scorn, to deride; to make a mock of; to ridicule as contemptible. [1913 Webster] Syn: Contempt; disdain; derision; contumely; despite; slight; dishonor; mockery. [1913 Webster] Laugh \Laugh\, v. t. 1. To affect or influence by means of laughter or ridicule. [1913 Webster] Will you laugh me asleep, for I am very heavy? --Shak. [1913 Webster] I shall laugh myself to death. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To express by, or utter with, laughter; -- with out. [1913 Webster] From his deep chest laughs out a loud applause. --Shak. [1913 Webster] To laugh away. (a) To drive away by laughter; as, to laugh away regret. (b) To waste in hilarity. “Pompey doth this day laugh away his fortune.” --Shak. To laugh down. (a) To cause to cease or desist by laughter; as, to laugh down a speaker. (b) To cause to be given up on account of ridicule; as, to laugh down a reform. To laugh one out of, to cause one by laughter or ridicule to abandon or give up; as, to laugh one out of a plan or purpose. To laugh to scorn, to deride; to treat with mockery, contempt, and scorn; to despise. [1913 Webster]


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