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Definitions of despite

  1. To tease; to offend; to vex. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  2. In spite of; against, or in defiance of; notwithstanding; as, despite his prejudices. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. In spite of: notwithstanding. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  4. In spite of; notwithstanding. See Despise. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  5. contemptuous disregard; "she wanted neither favor nor despite" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. Malice; malignity; spite; malicious anger; contemptuous hate. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. An act of malice, hatred, or defiance; contemptuous defiance; a deed of contempt. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. To vex; to annoy; to offend contemptuously. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. Extreme contempt; malicious anger; scorn; hatred. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  10. A looking down upon with contempt: violent malice or hatred. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  11. Contempt; malice. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  12. Extreme malice; defiance with contempt; an act of malice or contempt. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  13. Violent hatred; extreme malice; defiance of opposition or difficulties, or in contempt of them. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for despite

  1. Despite his report to Glavour, Havenner knew that Turgan and I lived. – Giants on the Earth by Sterner St. Paul Meek
  2. Despite Kathleen's fears there was dinner enough for all. – The Major by Ralph Connor
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