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despite

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Noun, Verb (transitive), Preposition
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de=spite
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19 in 19 verses (in OT : 17 in 17 verses) (in NT : 2 in 2 verses)

OXFORD DICTIONARY

despite, prep. & n.
--prep. in spite of.
--n. archaic or literary 1 outrage, injury.
2 malice, hatred (died of mere despite).

Idiom
despite (or in despite) of archaic in spite of.
Derivative
despiteful adj.
Etymology
ME f. OF despit f. L despectus noun f. despicere (as DESPISE)

THESAURUS

despite

Schadenfreude, abhorrence, abomination, affront, airs, arrogance, aspersion, at all costs, at any cost, atrocity, audacity, aversion, bold front, boldness, brash bearing, brashness, brassiness, bravado, brazenness, brickbat, bumptiousness, cattiness, cheekiness, clannishness, cliquishness, cockiness, cold shoulder, contempt, contemptuousness, contumacy, contumely, cut, daring, daringness, defial, defiance, defying, derision, despisal, detestation, discourtesy, disdain, disdainfulness, disfavor, disgust, dislike, disparagement, disregard, distaste, dump, enormity, even with, flouting, gibe, gloating pleasure, grudge, harm, hate, hatred, hauteur, humiliation, hurt, ignoring, ill will, impertinence, impudence, in defiance of, in despite of, in spite of, incivility, indignity, injury, insolence, insult, irregardless, irrespective of, jeer, jeering, loathing, malevolence, maliciousness, malignancy, malignity, mock, mockery, notwithstanding, offense, outrage, pertness, put-down, rebuff, recalcitrance, regardless, regardless of, regardless of cost, rejection, repudiation, ridicule, sauciness, scoff, scorn, scornfulness, scurrility, slap, slight, sniffiness, snobbishness, snootiness, snottiness, snub, sovereign contempt, spite, spite of, spitefulness, spleen, spurning, stubbornness, superciliousness, taunt, toploftiness, uncomplimentary remark, unholy joy, with

ROGET THESAURUS

despite

Malevolence

N malevolence, bad intent, bad intention, unkindness, diskindness, ill nature, ill will, ill blood, bad blood, enmity, hate, malignity, malice, malice prepense, maliciousness, spite, despite, resentment, uncharitableness, incompassionateness, gall, venom, rancor, rankling, virulence, mordacity, acerbity churlishness, hardness of heart, heart of stone, obduracy, cruelty, cruelness, brutality, savagery, ferity, ferocity, barbarity, inhumanity, immanity, truculence, ruffianism, evil eye, cloven foot, torture, vivisection, ill turn, bad turn, affront, outrage, atrocity, ill usage, intolerance, persecution, tender mercies, unkindest cut of all, malevolent, unbenevolent, unbenign, ill-disposed, ill-intentioned, ill-natured, ill-conditioned, ill-contrived, evil-minded, evil- disposed, black-browed, malicious, malign, malignant, rancorous, despiteful, spiteful, mordacious, caustic, bitter, envenomed, acrimonious, virulent, unamiable, uncharitable, maleficent, venomous, grinding, galling, harsh, disobliging, unkind, unfriendly, ungracious, inofficious, invidious, uncandid, churlish, surly, sullen, cold, cold-blooded, cold-hearted, black-hearted, hard-hearted, flint-hearted, marble-hearted, stony-hearted, hard of heart, unnatural, ruthless, relentless, cruel, brutal, brutish, savage, savage as a bear, savage as a tiger, ferine, ferocious, inhuman, barbarous, barbaric, semibarbaric, fell, untamed, tameless, truculent, incendiary, bloodthirsty, atrocious, bloodyminded, fiendish, fiendlike, demoniacal, diabolic, diabolical, devilish, infernal, hellish, Satanic, Tartaran, malevolently, with bad intent, cruel as death, hard unkindness' alter'd eye, homo homini lupus, mala mens, malus animus, rich gifts wax poor when givers prove unkind, sharp-tooth'd unkindness.


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