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Synonyms for despise

verb look down on
  • abhor
  • deride
  • detest
  • disdain
  • eschew
  • hate
  • loathe
  • neglect
  • reject
  • repudiate
  • revile
  • scorn
  • shun
  • snub
  • undervalue
  • abominate
  • contemn
  • disregard
  • execrate
  • flout
  • renounce
  • slight
  • spurn
  • allergic to
  • feel contempt for
  • have no use for
  • look down nose at
  • misprize
  • put down
  • wipe out

Antonyms for despise

  • accept
  • admire
  • adore
  • approve
  • cherish
  • like
  • love
  • praise
  • respect
  • appreciate
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to despise

abhor

verb. regard with contempt or disgust
  • abominate
  • be allergic to
  • be down on
  • be grossed out by
  • despise
  • detest
  • hate
  • have no use for
  • loathe
  • scorn

abhorred

verb. regard with contempt or disgust

abhorring

verb. regard with contempt or disgust

abominate

verb. detest

defied

verb. challenge, frustrate

defies

verb. challenge, frustrate
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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