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Another word for despise

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Verb
  1. To regard with utter contempt and disdain

  2. To regard with extreme dislike and hostility

    See also:

    love

Another word for despise

Synonym Study

  • 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