despite

[ dih-spahyt ]SEE DEFINITION OF despite

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DESPITE

Yet, despite her innocence, the world would not let her live according to her own conscience.

Yet, despite his chagrin, he realized that he could not send her from him forthwith.

After all, Mary was only a woman, despite her cleverness, and with all a woman's timidity.

Despite the laughter there was a suspicious mist in Mr. Ried's eyes.

It came in a most casual voice, despite the dancing delight in her face.

Garson, despite his two great virtues, had the vices of his class.

Despite its many beauties, it was even less successful than Lothario.

Well, well, there was always a sorry fatalism to comfort one in joy's despite.

Despite the cold, and her bruises, and her tears, Barbara smiled.

I took her hand, and, despite my mother's presence, continued to hold it in mine.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR DESPITE

scorns

nouncontempt toward something
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