Word of the Day
languish languish
/ˈlæŋɡ wɪʃ /


  • despised despised  /dɪs ˈpaɪzd/ ?  treated with contempt

    despised meaning(s) 

    • (adj) treated with contempt


    despised usage(s)

    1. Little Louie, half starved, battled anti-Semitic bullies and helped his father whom he despised as much as he adored his mother.
    2. The Pope's chief enforcer of doctrine and morals, Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger is the most powerful prince of the Church and one of the most despised.
  • despising despising  /dɪs ˈpaɪ zɪŋ/ ?  a feeling of scornful hatred
  • despite despite  /dɪs ˈpaɪt/ ?  lack of respect accompanied by a feeling of intense dislike
  • despiteful despiteful  showing malicious ill will and a desire to hurt; motivated by spite
  • despitefully despitefully  in a maliciously spiteful manner
  • despoil despoil  /dɪs ˈpɔɪl/ ?  steal goods; take as spoils
  • despoilation despoilation  the act of stripping and taking by force
  • despoiled despoiled  having been robbed and destroyed by force and violence
  • despoiler despoiler  /dɪs ˈpɔɪ lə/ ?  someone who takes spoils or plunder (as in war)
  • despoilment despoilment  the act of stripping and taking by force
  • despoina despoina  (Greek mythology) daughter of Zeus and Demeter; made queen of the underworld by…
  • despoliation despoliation  the act of stripping and taking by force
  • despond despond  /dɪs ˈpɑnd/ ?  lose confidence or hope; become dejected
  • despondence despondence  /dɪs ˈpɑn dəns/ ?  feeling downcast and disheartened and hopeless
  • despondency despondency  /dɪs ˈpɑn dən si/ ?  feeling downcast and disheartened and hopeless
  • despondent despondent  /dɪs ˈpɑn dənt/ ?  without or almost without hope
  • despondently despondently  with desperation
  • despot despot  /ˈdɛ spət/ ?  a cruel and oppressive dictator
  • despotic despotic  /dɪs ˈpɑ tɪk/ ?  belonging to or having the characteristics of a despot
  • despotical despotical  /dɛs ˈpɑ tɪ kəl/ ?  belonging to or having the characteristics of a despot
  • despotism despotism  /ˈdɛ spə ˌtɪ zəm/ ?  dominance through threat of punishment and violence
  • desquamate desquamate  peel off in scales
  • desquamation desquamation  loss of bits of outer skin by peeling or shedding or coming off in scales
  • dessert dessert  /dɪ ˈzɜrt/ ?  a dish served as the last course of a meal
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