dispiteous

adjective
dis·​pit·​eous | \ di-ˈspi-tē-əs How to pronounce dispiteous (audio) \

Definition of dispiteous

archaic
: cruel

First Known Use of dispiteous

1803, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for dispiteous

alteration of despiteous

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