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despise

verb [T not continuous]
 
 
/dɪˈspaɪz/
to feel a strong dislike for someone or something because you think they are bad or have no value
鄙視,蔑視;厭惡
The two groups despise each other.
這兩個團體互相鄙視。
She despised him for the way he treated her sister.
他那樣對待她姐姐,讓她感到很厭惡。
He despised himself for being such a coward.
他厭惡自己竟然如此膽小。
Not liking
(Definition of despise from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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