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despise

verb [T not continuous] uk   /dɪˈspaɪz/ us  
to feel a strong dislike for someone or something because you think that that person or thing is bad or has no value: The two groups despise each other. She despised him for the way he treated her sister. He despised himself for being such a coward.
Translations of “despise”
in Korean 경멸하다…
in Arabic يَكْرَه, يَزْدَري…
in French mépriser, dédaigner…
in Turkish aşağılamak, hor görmek, küçümsemek…
in Italian disprezzare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 鄙視,蔑視, 厭惡…
in Russian презирать…
in Polish gardzić, pogardzać…
in Spanish despreciar, desdeñar…
in Portuguese desprezar…
in German verachten, verschmähen…
in Catalan menysprear…
in Japanese (人、物)を軽蔑する…
in Chinese (Simplified) 鄙视,蔑视, 厌恶…
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