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de·spised

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. despised, detested, hated, scornedadjective

    treated with contempt

Wiktionary

  1. despisedadjective

    Hated; viewed with scorn.

    The dictator's cruelty made him the most despised person in the region.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Despised

    of Despise

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of despised in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of despised in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of despised in a Sentence

  1. Benjamin Corey:

    The most powerful Christian figure in the world was washing the feet of those who are often the most despised in our culture, i just love how he's just a real person.

  2. George Sand:

    If they are ignorant, they are despised, if learned, mocked. In love they are reduced to the status of courtesans. As wives they are treated more as servants than as companions. Men do not love them: they make use of them, they exploit them, and expect, in that way, to make them subject to the law of fidelity.

  3. Chinese:

    The best thing is to be respected, the next, is to be loved; it is bad to be hated, but still worse to be despised.

  4. Bill Cassara:

    I was surprised at how candid she wasabout her sister Olivia de Havilland, she absolutely despised her. In fact, she was so disturbed over the idea that she would predecease her and Olivia would then somehow come to her home and steal the keepsakes that had once belonged to their mother. Now mind you, Olivia was living in Paris. But [Joan]went as far as to say, ‘I want you to be at my house when I die.’.

  5. The Republicans:

    To pull out a candidate on the second round is rather unfair. Today, they're twisting the arm of the French, of the left. Are they going to accept being insulted, despised? We'll see.

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