scornworthy

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

scorn +‎ -worthy

AdjectiveEdit

scornworthy (comparative more scornworthy, superlative most scornworthy)

  1. Worthy of scorn.
    • 1912, Maurice Henry Hewlett, Mrs. Lancelot
      ...what is curious is that if he could have kept himself, or been kept by his genius, at this high pitch all or any obstacles would have been scornworthy.
    • 2001, Danilo Kiš, Duška Mikić-Mitchell, A Tomb for Boris Davidovich
      Verschoyle watched the ashen sea, and this reminded him of scorned and scornworthy Ireland.