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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

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. despite

    notwithstanding, opposing, resisting

    concurrently, consentaneously, aiding, abetting

Princeton's WordNet

  1. contempt, disdain, scorn, despitenoun

    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, disrespect

  2. despitenoun

    contemptuous disregard

    "she wanted neither favor nor despite"

    scorn, disdain, contempt

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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

  1. List of paraphrases for "despite":

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

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  1. Jan Techau:

    Despite valiant attempts by both the German foreign and defense ministers to put the refugee crisis at the heart of debates here, the issue that tops all others is Syria.

  2. Anuj Somany:

    Two women despite being seen often together as friends are actually many mile distance away mentally from each other; Two men in friendship in spite of living many miles distance away from each other could still feel connected internally like brothers.

  3. Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso:

    Despite the expected improvement in global economic growth, if economic slowdowns in major economies feed into other economies, the prospects for growth might deteriorate, bringing uncertainty across the entire global economy.

  4. Kevin Harvick:

    We changed our whole lives in order to try to accomplish everything that we did last year, we were able to pull it off despite changing basically everything that we've ever done. That's very rewarding for not only DeLana and Kevin Harvick, but everybody who has been involved in it.

  5. Neel Chatterjee:

    This arbitration was not about trade secrets but about employees leaving Google for new opportunities and an engineer being used as a pawn by two tech giants, google fought tooth and nail to take back every penny paid to Anthony Levandowski for Anthony Levandowski multibillion dollar contributions and now Uber is refusing to indemnify Anthony Levandowski despite explicitly agreeing to do so.

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