disprize

verb
dis·​prize | \ (ˌ)dis-ˈprīz How to pronounce disprize (audio) \
disprized; disprizing; disprizes

Definition of disprize

First Known Use of disprize

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for disprize

Middle English disprisen, from Anglo-French despriser

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The first known use of disprize was in the 15th century

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“Disprize.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/disprize. Accessed 25 Jun. 2022.

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