Definition of Despiting
1. despite [v] - See also: despite
Lexicographical Neighbors of Despiting
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. ..."