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

Don't use words too big for the subject. Don't say "infinitely" when you mean "very"; otherwise you'll have no word left when you want to talk about something really infinite.
C. S. Lewis