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

Word History


Middle English disprisen, from Anglo-French despriser

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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

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Cite this Entry

“Disprize.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/disprize. Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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