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Synonyms for Despite

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. contempt, disdain, scorn, despite(noun)

    lack of respect accompanied by a feeling of intense dislike

    "he was held in contempt"; "the despite in which outsiders were held is legendary"

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

  2. despite(noun)

    contemptuous disregard

    "she wanted neither favor nor despite"

    scorn, disdain, contempt

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. despite(prep)

    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

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. despite

    notwithstanding, opposing, resisting

    concurrently, consentaneously, aiding, abetting

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. despite(n.)

    malevolence, malignity, malice, spite

  2. despite(n.)

    defiance, opposition, contempt

  3. despite(prep.)

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

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

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How to use Despite in a sentence?

  1. Richard Barrett:

    Despite sustained international effort to contain the Islamic State and stem the flow of militants traveling to Syria, the number of foreign fighters has more than doubled.

  2. Phil Murphy:

    Jeff Van Drew has chosen his political career over our Constitution, despite knowing full well that the president has abused the powers of his office, Congressman Van Drew is now willing to enable Donald Trump just to try to salvage his own election.

  3. Debra Aho Williamson:

    Despite all of the concerns that have been swirling around the company in the past two years, it beat expectations on revenue, and it demonstrated continued growth in its user base, this is a company that has shown that it can withstand ongoing criticism of its practices and yet still pull out gains in both revenue and users.

  4. Justice Christine Taubira in 2013:

    I am considering it because despite it being presented in the form of fiction there are elements characteristic of public insult.

  5. Russ Mantle:

    I can remember other things very clearly despite me having been knocked off by cars, lorries and suffered concussion, three days in Southampton hospital through an accident with a lorry.

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