Definition of Despiteous

1. a. Feeling or showing despite; malicious; angry to excess; cruel; contemptuous.



Definition of Despiteous

1. Adjective. Full of contempt or ill will; opprobrious; insulting. ¹

2. Adjective. Dispiteous. ¹

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Definition of Despiteous

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Despiteous

despiser
despisers
despises
despisest
despiseth
despising
despisingly
despisingness
despite
despited
despiteful
despitefully
despitefulness
despiteous (current term)
despiteously
despites
despiting
despitous
despoil
despoilation
despoiled
despoiler
despoilers
despoiling
despoilment
despoilments
despoils
despoliation

Literary usage of Despiteous

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1. Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern by Charles Dudley Warner, Hamilton Wright Mabie, Lucia Isabella Gilbert Runkle, George H Warner (1902)
"... their bodies cast God wot where, by the cruel ambition of their unnatural uncle and his despiteous tormentors: which things on every part well pondered, ..."

2. The Warner Library by Charles Dudley Warner, John William Cunliffe, Harry Morgan Ayres, Helen Rex Keller, Gerhard Richard Lomer (1917)
"... their bodies cast God wot where, by the cruel ambition of their unnatural uncle and his despiteous tormentors: which things on every part well pondered, ..."

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