Predicate: scorn

Roleset id: scorn.01 , despise, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

scorn.01: SCORN-V NOTES: Frames file for 'scorn' based on sentences in wsj. Verbnet entry 33, Framenet entry Judgement. (from scorn.01-v predicate notes)


scorn (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: scorner (vnrole: 33-Agent)
        Arg1-PPT: thing scorned (vnrole: 33-Theme)

Example: remember the yuppies?

        person: ns,  tense: ns,  aspect: ns,  voice: ns,  form: infinitive

        Where ['60s dropouts]-4 professed [*-4]to scorn middle-class life and ambitious yuppies hoped to leave it far behind as they scaled the upper reaches of success, it now seems that so many people feel they're slipping between the cracks, that middle-class life is viewed with nostalgia or outright longing.

        Arg0: [*-4]
        Rel: scorn
        Arg1: middle-class life