despisable


verb (used with object), de·spised, de·spis·ing.

  1. to regard with contempt, distaste, disgust, or disdain; scorn; loathe.

verb

  1. (tr) to look down on with contempt; scornhe despises flattery
v.

c.1300, from Old French despis-, present participle stem of despire “to despise,” from Latin despicere “look down on, scorn,” from de- “down” (see de-) + spicere/specere “look at” (see scope (n.1)). Related: Despised; despising.

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