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Webster's Dictionary 1828 - Online Edition

Webster's Dictionary 1828

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Despise

DESPISE, .verb intransitive

1. To contemn; to scorn; to disdain; to have the lowest opinion of.

Fools despise wisdom and instruction. Proverbs 1:7.

Else he will hold to the one, and despise the other. Matthew 6:24.

2. To abhor.