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misprise

Definition of misprise

  • variant spelling of misprize:1

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misprise

noun mis·prise
variants: or misprize \mə̇ˈsprīz\

Definition of misprise

plural -s

Origin and Etymology of misprise

Middle French mespris, from mesprisier to despise, scorn


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misprise

transitive verb
variants: or misprize

Definition of misprise

or -ed/-ing/-s
obsolete
:mistake, misunderstand
  • you spend your passion on a mispris'd mood
  • —Shakespeare

Origin and Etymology of misprise

Middle French mespris, past participle of mesprendre


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