despite synonyms

Here's a list of possible synonyms and antonyms for the term despite:


Princeton's WordNet

  1. contempt, disdain, scorn, despitenoun

    lack of respect accompanied by a feeling of intense dislike

    Synonyms:
    patronage, scorn, contempt, condescension, disdain, despite, disrespect

  2. despitenoun

    contemptuous disregard

    Synonyms:
    scorn, disdain, contempt

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. despiteprep

    Notwithstanding simply states that circumstances shall not be or have not been allowed to withstand; despite and in spite of refer primarily to personal and perhaps spiteful opposition; as, he failed notwithstanding his good intentions; or, he persevered in spite of the most bitter hostility. When despite and in spite of are applied to inanimate things, it is with something of personification; "in spite of the storm" is said as if the storm had a hostile purpose to oppose the undertaking.

    Synonyms:
    in spite of, notwithstanding, notwithstanding

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. despitenoun

    Synonyms:
    malevolence, malignity, malice, spite

  2. despitenoun

    Synonyms:
    defiance, opposition, contempt

  3. despiteprep.

    Synonyms:
    notwithstanding, in spite of, in the face of, in the teeth of

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

notwithstanding, although, though, while, spite, albeit, whilst



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