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

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

  2. despitenoun

    contemptuous disregard

    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.

    in spite of, notwithstanding, notwithstanding

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. despitenoun

    malevolence, malignity, malice, spite

  2. despitenoun

    defiance, opposition, contempt

  3. despiteprep.

    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