in spite of oneself

Definition of in spite of oneself

  1. :  even though one does not want to or expect to I ended up having a good time in spite of myself.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  petty ill will or hatred with the disposition to irritate, annoy, or thwart

    :  an instance of spite

  1. :  annoy, offend

    :  to fill with spite

    :  to treat maliciously (as by shaming or thwarting)

  1. :  one's normal, healthy, or sane condition or self

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