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synonyms for despised

  • 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
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antonyms for despised

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  • accept
  • admire
  • adore
  • approve
  • cherish
  • like
  • love
  • praise
  • respect
  • appreciate
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How to use despised in a sentence

Wharton smiled at this littleness in so great a man, but determined that he should feel the power he despised.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
This new-found joy I long pursued in secret, afraid lest it should be discovered and despised as a folly.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
He was an outlaw, hunted and despised, depending for his life on the caprice of a fickle-minded woman.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
Banquets and feasting offered little attraction to the hero, and he despised riches and rank.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
I should have despised myself forever if I had not believed in him and been true, she reasoned.
TESSA WADSWORTH'S DISCIPLINEJENNIE M. DRINKWATER
He despised what he called book-larning, and suffered his only son to grow up as ignorant and clownish as himself.
THE WORLD BEFORE THEMSUSANNA MOODIE
It was worth the trial, and I despised myself for laying down my arms without a struggle.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
I always thought that people wore it very very short if they despised the conventions of society.
FIRST PLAYSA. A. MILNE
Never had her solemn vows of obedience been so utterly despised; never had the temptation to evil been so rife in her heart.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
However, he managed to hold them sufficiently high and to adapt himself to the despised saddle of a girl.
DOROTHY AT SKYRIEEVELYN RAYMOND
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