What is the meaning of despise?

verb

  • Look down on with disdain.
    • usage: "He despises the people he has to work for"; "The professor scorns the students who don't catch on immediately"
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APAWordNet. (2010). despise. Retrieved October 16, 2017, from http://smartdefine.org/despise/definitions/1270047
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