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verb [transitive] despise pronunciation in American English /dɪˈspaɪz/ 
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present tense
I/you/we/theydespise
he/she/itdespises
present participledespising
past tensedespised
past participledespised
  1. to hate someone or something and have no respect for them

    I despised him for the way he treated his children.

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