Definitions for vilipendˈvɪl əˌpɛnd

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  1. vilipend(Verb)

    To despise

  2. vilipend(Verb)

    To express a disparaging opinion of; to slander or vilify.

  3. Origin: From vilipenden, from vilipender, from vilipendere, from vilis + pendere.

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  1. Vilipend(verb)

    to value lightly; to depreciate; to slight; to despise

  2. Origin: [L. vilipendere; vilis vile + pendere to weigh, to value: cf. F. vilipender.]

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