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despites

noun
plural of despite

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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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despitefulness

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“Despites.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/despites. Accessed 31 Jul. 2021.

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