despisal :

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  • n  a feeling of scornful hatred

  • Both were brought up in a professional tradition which demands despisal of Clark Howell and his stodgy old Constitution (circulation: 99,000) and, of late years, hatred of Georgia .
  • They smashed statues of Mahatma Gandhi (a Gujarati himself), burned Desai in effigy, flourished pictures of Nehru hung with old shoes as a gesture of despisal.

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