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Definition of "despised" []

  • To look down on with contempt; scorn (verb)
  • Simple past tense and past participle of despise. (verb)

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  • Hated; viewed with scorn. (adjective)

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Use "despised" in a sentence
  • "Old Ivy had said that the cows were all that stood between them and the fate of others who had, through misfortune, accepted the title despised by the quality."
  • "Just because Griffin despised ISS doesn't mean that building more sophisticated science, human stations and infrastructure in Earth orbit shouldn't be a part of the space policy for this Administration."
  • "Nevertheless, to compare any of Stickley's masterpieces in this show with the many inferior "Mission" imitations that Stickley despised is to understand why his work is not just so highly valued by so many today, but also so deeply loved."