To feel dislike or distaste for:
The definition of abominate means to hate or have contempt for something.
To scorn is to express a feeling of contempt or disgust for something.
To show no evidence of attention concerning (something):
To turn aside or avoid; to keep away from; to reject.
A feeling or show of contempt and aloofness; scorn.
To feel or show deferential regard for; esteem or admire:
To ignore or disregard (a rule or convention, for example) in an open or defiant way:
To feel intense dislike, disgust, or hatred for; abhor; detest
To detest is defined as to really dislike or hate someone or something.
To treat (someone) with discourteous reserve or inattention:
To vilify; revile
To feel love for (a person):
(Scots) To be pleased.
To view with contempt; despise.
Scout is defined as to explore or observe.
To keep away from; avoid scrupulously or consistently, often, specif., as a practice by a group against a co-worker, coreligionist, etc. who has fallen out of favor
Appreciate is defined as being grateful to someone.
To hold dear; feel or show love for
(Chiefly New England & Upper Southern US) To enjoy (something):
To speak abusively or contemptuously of; denounce scathingly
Alternative form of look down on.
- Contemn , chiefly a literary word, implies a vehement disapproval of a person or thing as base, vile, or despicable See also syn. study at hate.
- Disdain implies a haughty or arrogant contempt for what one considers beneath one's dignity to disdain flattery
- To scorn is to feel indignation toward or deep contempt for, often with the implication of rejection or refusal to scorn the offer of a bribe
- Despise implies a strong emotional response toward that which one looks down upon with contempt or aversion to despise a hypocrite
Find another word for despise. In this page you can discover 40 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for despise, like: hate, dislike, abominate, scorn, disregard, sneer at, abhor, spurn, disdain, have no use for and respect.