Verb(1) look down on with disdain
(1) She would hate and despise him for it, not to mention that it showed he was weak.(2) We should be contemptuous of their presumption; we should despise their new wealth.(3) I despise cowards(4) I could tell them why they could hate and despise others, but that is not leadership.(5) It is possible to fault the ruling class without despising the entire people.(6) He never quite grew out of despising his audience.(7) You can't help but love that angry loner who absolutely despises Christmas.(8) So while this work is unlikely to move ├ö├ç├┐troubled friends and educated despisers ,├ö├ç├û it will benefit pastors, church discussion groups, and first-year theology classes.(9) A despiser of Western religions, he was an ardent polygamist, convinced that promiscuity was man's natural birthright.(10) Within two days I started despising them and feeling slightly guilty about my earlier reaction.(11) She despises the old order, but equally fears and loathes the new lack of order.(12) In which case, maybe despising that humanity makes sense after all.(13) I know all about despising other nationalities.(14) Consequently, they often went about doing things they resented doing, and then went home despising themselves for behaving as they had done.(15) The sociological truism is that a societal order is shored up by its legitimations, which provide the defenses against its despisers .(16) He loathes war and militarism, and despises chauvinism in every form.
1. detest ::
2. hate ::
3. loathe ::
4. abhor ::
5. execrate ::
6. deplore ::
7. dislike ::
8. scorn ::
9. disdain ::
10. look down on ::
11. deride ::
12. sneer at ::
13. revile ::
14. spurn ::
15. shun ::
16. abominate ::
17. contemn ::
1. love ::
despise, despised, despises, despising
Word Example from TV Shows
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You must DESPISE him.
You're working so hard to undermine him.
Game of Thrones Season 3, Episode 4
- We don't DESPISE them in Dorne.
- No? How tolerant of you.
Game of Thrones Season 4, Episode 2
I know how hard it is
to live with people you DESPISE.
Game of Thrones Season 5, Episode 4
The lords of Westeros DESPISE her.
Game of Thrones Season 7, Episode 2
a queen whose people DESPISE her?
Game of Thrones Season 4, Episode 6
English to Khmer Dictionary: despise
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