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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Rebuffed (by a lover) without warning.

Usage examples (39)
  • A life ignored by all respectable people; a name spurned with the foot and scorned on the tongue.
  • Allowing McCain to win and appoint more right-wingers to the courts because you feel spurned is very dangerous ...
  • Sosa watch: The wad of dollars Hampton spurned from the Chicago Cubs would seem to bode well for Sammy Sosa getting a contract extension.
  • Once again, the dollar is being "spurned", says Lex in the Financial Times. for more
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