Definitions for vilipendˈvɪl əˌpɛnd

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

vil•i•pendˈvɪl əˌpɛnd(v.t.)

  1. to regard or treat as of little value or account.

  2. to vilify; depreciate.

Origin of vilipend:

1425–75; late ME < LL vīlipendere= L vīli(s) cheap (see vile ) +pendere to consider


  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.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Vilipend(verb)

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


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