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Synonyms for despite
dɪˈspaɪtde·spite

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English Synonyms and Antonyms3.5 / 6 votes

  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

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms3.4 / 7 votes

  1. despite

    Synonyms:
    notwithstanding, opposing, resisting

    Antonyms:
    concurrently, consentaneously, aiding, abetting

Princeton's WordNet1.3 / 4 votes

  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"

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

  2. despitenoun

    contemptuous disregard

    "she wanted neither favor nor despite"

    Synonyms:
    scorn, disdain, contempt

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Dictionary of English Synonymes1.0 / 4 votes

  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 database1.0 / 2 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "despite":

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

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#308while
#874though
#1017although
#2813despite
#6388whilst
#10782spite
#11238notwithstanding
#12575opposing
#15428albeit
#17209contempt
#26436patronage
#26539resisting
#34727scorn
#36196disrespect
#37610disdain
#84637condescension

How to use despite in a sentence?

  1. Hillel Neuer:

    This vote shows that despite the Senate letter, the United Nations continues with its pathological anti-Israel bias.

  2. Filmmaker Leslee Udwin:

    Of course, the India government ban has ensured that this film now does proliferate on the Internet, but I have to tell you I am respectful of laws, in any country, and because there is a footprint of YouTube or torrents in India, it is my duty to bring that film off those channels and that is what I do, i will not break laws. I am respectful, I am moral, I have integrity, despite the witch hunt – this Salem-like witch hunt against me by those who are more interested in hiding their shame than saving their women.

  3. Hu Xijin:

    Despite some mistakes in the early days in Wuhan, the Chinese people are highly satisfied with the overall actions. The incompetence of US( government) is like a mirror, reflecting the reliability of Chinese( government).

  4. Rex Ingram:

    Your murder will not be in vain, and the violence must stop: Enough is enough, you shared with me your worries over the anti-police climate, the refusal to hold criminals accountable, and a woke narrative that only seemed to make things worse, not better. But despite those concerns, Fernando, you always carried on. Because you are Fernando Arroyos. Fernando it is my promise to you that I will continue to wear my badge proudly and continue to protect and serve in your honor.

  5. Callum Bell:

    We're in a strange market at the moment where mid-market deals, despite being smaller companies, are priced at a material discount to larger syndicated loans, so by increasingly focusing on larger deals, funds are likely getting better risk adjusted returns at the moment as well as solving their deployment issues.


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