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despite

preposition

Synonyms of despite

(Entry 1 of 2)

without being prevented by
  • we went to the party despite the bad weather outside

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despite

noun

Synonyms & Antonyms of despite (Entry 2 of 2)

3 the negative result caused by something that creates difficulty for achieving success
  • baffled as to why working-class voters would vote in despite of their own economic interests

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The first known use of despite was in the 13th century

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despising

despite

despiteful

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“Despite.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/despite. Accessed 28 Nov. 2021.

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