Another word for despite
in spite of, in defiance of, even with; see notwithstanding.
Another word for despitenoun
The disposition boldly to defy or resist authority or an opposing force:contempt, contumacy, defiance, recalcitrance, recalcitrancy. See resist
The feeling of despising:contempt, despisal, disdain, scorn. See respect
An act that offends a person's sense of pride or dignity:affront, contumely, indignity, insult, offense, outrage, slight. Idiom: slap in the face. See attack