Definitions for despisedɪˈspaɪz

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  1. contemn, despise, scorn, disdain(verb)

    look down on with disdain

    "He despises the people he has to work for"; "The professor scorns the students who don't catch on immediately"

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  1. despise(Verb)

    To regard with contempt or scorn.

  2. Origin: From despisen, from despis-, stem of despire, from despicere, present active infinitive of despicio, from de + specio.

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  1. Despise(verb)

    to look down upon with disfavor or contempt; to contemn; to scorn; to disdain; to have a low opinion or contemptuous dislike of


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