Definition of Despiting

1. despite [v] - See also: despite



Lexicographical Neighbors of Despiting

despisers
despises
despisest
despiseth
despising
despisingly
despisingness
despite
despited
despiteful
despitefully
despitefulness
despiteous
despiteously
despites
despiting
despitous
despoil
despoilation
despoiled
despoiler
despoilers
despoiling
despoilment
despoilments
despoils
despoliation
despoliations
despond
desponded

Literary usage of Despiting

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Works by John Howe, Edmund Calamy (1835)
"... and despiting his Spirit of grace, Heb. x. 29, 301 The high pleasure the blessed God takes in his own gracious communications, gratefully received, ..."

2. Publications (1846)
"... contemptuously or de- spitefully sinning against Christ's commands [which] 7 he hath formerly acknowledged, despiting and contemning them, ..."

3. The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine (1887)
"Alas ! in vain you want me ! I cannot even try-yy to help you ; you have mentioned it too lately ! 'Tis right you come to me, despiting discrepancy of years ..."

4. Hakluytus posthumus: Contayning a History of the World in Sea Voyages and by Samuel Purchas (1906)
"... putting themselves in order about those morsels and „^àì^body pieces of paste, they used certaine ceremonies with sing- and despiting ing and dancing. ..."

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