despising despising  /dɪs ˈpaɪ zɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a feeling of scornful hatred

Usage(s):

  1. Its roots are envy and self-loathing by peoples who, yearning for modernity but having failed at it, find their one satisfaction in despising modernity's great exemplar.
  2. But yes, we must honor the tradition of despising the trolls silently tomorrow.
  3. The basic reason for the death spiral is the continued concentration of the homophobic, racist, reality-despising base.

News

  • Brady Hoke offers tickets to The Game to young OSU fan/cancer survivor

    When it comes to rivalries in sports in general and college football specifically, you can probably count on one hand and still have a finger or two left over those that are more heated than the iconic and annual Ohio State-Michigan grudge match. One of the lesser known qualities of the two-sided interstate despising? There…
    on July 23, 2013     Source: NBC Sports: CollegeFootballTalk

Quotes

  1. Yesterday, Higgins, half-joking, said: "I hated him out there. I was looking at him, despising him, and hoping he would collapse or something, but at the end I wished him all the best."
    on Apr 25, 2010 By: John Higgins Source: Times Online

  2. In a message to his late father, Mr. Lorre wrote, "I want to apologize for despising you for reasons I still don't understand."
    on May 14, 2008 By: Chuck Lorre Source: Wall Street Journal

  3. "The world is changing, but you don't see it because you don't feel it here, you don't believe it's real. The enemy gets up everyday thinking about you, despising you," Santorum said.
    on Oct 29, 2007 By: Rick Santorum Source: The Temple News Online (subscription)

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