Definition of Despisal

1. Noun. A feeling of scornful hatred.

Exact synonyms: Despising
Generic synonyms: Hate, Hatred
Derivative terms: Despise, Despise



Definition of Despisal

1. n. A despising; contempt.

Definition of Despisal

1. Noun. contempt; scornful hatred ¹

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Definition of Despisal

1. intense dislike [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Despisal

desperations
despicability
despicable
despicableness
despicably
despiciency
despight
despights
despinning
despiramine
despiritualize
despiritualized
despiritualizes
despisable
despisableness
despisal (current term)
despisals
despise
despised
despisedness
despiser
despisers
despises
despisest
despiseth
despising
despisingly
despisingness

Literary usage of Despisal

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1. Reason and Revelation: Being an Examination Into the Nature and Contents of by William Horne (1876)
"I will not deny that one fundamental thought of Christ's teaching is the despisal of the abundance of things ono possesses as compared with, what He calls, ..."

2. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1900)
"Professor del Rio protests against the injustice of those governments that, by a quasi-despisal of veterinary science, create an anti-scientific ..."

3. Scribners Monthly (1878)
"... more of such criticism and despisal as Chns- tianity is getting nowadays, the world will awake io the fact that there is something in it, after all. ..."

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