despiteful

adjective de·spite·ful \ di-ˈspīt-fəl \

Definition of despiteful

: expressing malice or hate

despitefully

play \-fə-lē\ adverb

despitefulness

noun

Examples of despiteful in a Sentence

  1. despiteful treatment of his poor relations during their visit

First Known Use of despiteful

15th century

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