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Definition of Scornfulness
1. [n -ES]
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Literary usage of Scornfulness
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1. A Legacy: Being the Life and Remains of John Martin, Schoolmaster and Poet by John Martin, Dinah Maria Mulock Craik (1878)
"... Too much fermented hy the lurid sun Of primal, present sin; their lives have run, Through weedy pathways into helplessness ; Hate, scornfulness, doubt, ..."
2. Poems by James Clarence Mangan, John Mitchel (1859)
""My feeling towards Man is one of utter scornfulness," Said Lady Eleanora von Alleyne. "My feeling towards Man is one of utter scornfulness, ..."
3. A System of Moral Science by Laurens Perseus Hickok (1853)
"scornfulness is thus a more direct and gross breach of courtesy, ... This may include both arrogance and scornfulness, and adds thereto the maliciousness ..."
4. Anthologia Germanica =: German Anthology : a Series of Translations from the by James Clarence Mangan (1845)
"My feeling towards Man is one of utter scornfulness," Said Lady Eleanora von ... My feeling towards Man is one of utter scornfulness, And he that would ..."