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3 definitions found
 for Spurned
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Spurn \Spurn\ (sp[^u]rn), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Spurned
     (sp[^u]rnd); p. pr. & vb. n. Spurning.] [OE. spurnen to
     kick against, to stumble over, AS. spurnan to kick, offend;
     akin to spura spur, OS. & OHG. spurnan to kick, Icel. spyrna,
     L. spernere to despise, Skr. sphur to jerk, to push.
     [root]171. See Spur.]
     1. To drive back or away, as with the foot; to kick.
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              [The bird] with his foot will spurn adown his cup.
                                                    --Chaucer.
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              I spurn thee like a cur out of my way. --Shak.
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     2. To reject with disdain; to scorn to receive or accept; to
        treat with contempt.
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              What safe and nicely I might well delay
              By rule of knighthood, I disdain and spurn. --Shak.
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              Domestics will pay a more cheerful service when they
              find themselves not spurned because fortune has laid
              them at their master's feet.          --Locke.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  spurned
      adj 1: rebuffed (by a lover) without warning; "jilted at the
             altar" [syn: jilted, rejected, spurned]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  30 Moby Thesaurus words for "spurned":
     contemned, declined, declined with thanks, denied, despised,
     disapproved, discarded, discounted, disdained, dismissed, disowned,
     excepted, excluded, forsaken, forsworn, ignored, jilted, loveless,
     lovelorn, not considered, rebuffed, refused, rejected, renounced,
     repudiated, repulsed, scouted, unbeloved, uncherished, unloved
  
  

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