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despise

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of despise

  1. 1 to dislike strongly I despise anchovies on pizza, and I refuse to eat them! Synonyms of despise abhor, abominate, hate, detest, execrate, loatheWords Related to despise deplore, deprecate, disapprove (of), discountenance, disdain, disfavor, scornNear Antonyms of despise desire, fancy, favor, like, prefer; enjoy, relish; admire, adore, approve (of), esteem, hallow, idolize, revere, venerate, worship; cherish, prize, treasureAntonyms of despise love

  2. 2 to ignore in a disrespectful manner a traitor hated and despised by the whole community Synonyms of despise scorn, disregard, floutWords Related to despise dismiss, forget, neglect, overlook, overpass, pass over, slur (over); belittle, deprecate, disparage, slightNear Antonyms of despise accept, approve; use


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