what is difference between contemptuously and scornfully
From contemptuous + -ly.
- (UK) IPA(key): /kənˈtɛmp.tʃu.əs.li/, /kənˈtɛmp.tju.əs.li/
- (US) IPA(key): /kənˈtɛmp.tʃu.əs.li/
contemptuously (comparative more contemptuously, superlative most contemptuously)
- In a disrespectful or discourteous manner; condescendingly.
- He argued with the judge contemptuously, showing no respect or remorse for his actions.
- 1986, Treatise on Constitutional Law: Substance and Procedure, Volume 3, page 36
- Under the statute an individual who “publicly mutilates, tramples upon, defaces or treats contemptuously the flag of the United States […] ” was subject to criminal liability.
- (in a disrespectful manner): condescendingly, disdainfully, disrespectfully
scornful + -ly
scornfully (comparative more scornfully, superlative most scornfully)
- In a scornful manner.