despise definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To respect with contempt or scorn: despised all cowards and flatterers.
    • To dislike intensely; loathe: despised the frigid climate in January.
    • To respect as unworthy of your respective interest or issue: despised any looked at their particular security.
    • to check straight down upon with disfavor or contempt; to contemn; to scorn; to disdain; to possess a low viewpoint or contemptuous dislike of.
  • verb:
    • To consider with contempt or scorn.
    • look down on with disdain
  • others:
    • to check down upon; contemn; scorn; disdain.
    • To reject; throw away.
    • To look upon; contemplate.
    • Synonyms Contemn, Disdain, etc. See scorn.

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