Associations to the word «Despise»


DESPISE, verb. To regard with contempt or scorn.
DESPISE, verb. To disregard or ignore.

Dictionary definition

DESPISE, 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".

Wise words

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