spurned


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spurn

 (spûrn)
v. spurned, spurn·ing, spurns
v.tr.
1. To reject with disdain or contempt. See Synonyms at refuse1.
2. Archaic To kick at or tread on disdainfully.
v.intr.
To reject something contemptuously.
n. Archaic
1. A contemptuous rejection.
2. A kick.

[Middle English spurnen, from Old English spurnan; see sperə- in Indo-European roots.]

spurn′er n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.spurned - rebuffed (by a lover) without warning; "jilted at the altar"
unloved - not loved
Translations

spurned

adj offer, giftzurückgewiesen; loveverschmäht; spurner loververschmähter Liebhaber, verschmähte Liebhaberin
References in classic literature ?
Tis whispered that she loves the young English artist who haunts her steps, and is spurned by the old Count," said the lady, as they joined the dance.
The savage spurned the worthless rags, and perceiving that the shawl had already become a prize to another, his bantering but sullen smile changing to a gleam of ferocity, he dashed the head of the infant against a rock, and cast its quivering remains to her very feet.
But the ship, having her full complement of seamen, spurned his suit; and not all the King his father's influence could prevail.
And, one night, when his mother, in the last agony of her despair, knelt at his feet, he spurned her from him,--threw her senseless on the floor, and, with brutal curses, fled to his ship.
A variety of occupations, of objects, and of company, which could not be procured at Barton, would be inevitable there, and might yet, she hoped, cheat Marianne, at times, into some interest beyond herself, and even into some amusement, much as the ideas of both might now be spurned by her.
Reed spurned my wild supplication for pardon, and locked me a second time in the dark and haunted chamber.
She is dead, perhaps,' said Miss Dartle, with a smile, as if she could have spurned the body of the ruined girl.
I was so humiliated, hurt, spurned, offended, angry, sorry - I cannot hit upon the right name for the smart - God knows what its name was - that tears started to my eyes.
Down went Pew with a cry that rang high into the night; and the four hoofs trampled and spurned him and passed by.
Torralva, when she found herself spurned by Lope, was immediately smitten with love for him, though she had never loved him before.
What a triumph for him, as she often thought, could he know that the proposals which she had proudly spurned only four months ago, would now have been most gladly and gratefully received
He, however, assured Toby that he had indignantly spurned the offer.