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Present participle for to feel contempt or a deep repugnance for
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“As work began on the three-volume biography, its writer began to despise his subject.”
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Present participle for to ignore or disregard contemptuously
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“You must be unselfish and kind, even when you are strong enough to despise the wishes of your neighbors.”
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Present participle for to despise
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Present participle for to insult or criticize someone or something
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Present participle for to treat as unworthy of serious consideration
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Present participle for to show an unwillingness to accept or engage with someone or something
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Present participle for to resist openly and boldly
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Present participle for to regard or represent as being of little worth
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Despising
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“She is an absolutist, despising those opportunists who take time out of normal life for a little promiscuity.”
Adjective
Showing contempt or lack of respect
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