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Despised

dɪˈspaɪz

Meanings of Despised:

verb

Feel contempt or a deep repugnance for.

Usage examples:

He despised himself for being selfish

Despises

dɪˈspaɪz

Meanings of Despises:

verb

Feel contempt or a deep repugnance for.

Usage examples:

He despised himself for being selfish

Meanings of Despising:

verb

Feel contempt or a deep repugnance for.

Usage examples:

He despised himself for being selfish

Meanings of Despiteful:

adjective

Malicious.

Usage examples:

The heinous and despiteful act

Despoiled

dɪˈspɔɪl

Meanings of Despoiled:

verb

Steal or violently remove valuable possessions from; plunder.

Usage examples:

The church was despoiled of its marble wall covering

Meanings of Despoiling:

verb

Steal or violently remove valuable possessions from; plunder.

Usage examples:

The church was despoiled of its marble wall covering

Despoils

dɪˈspɔɪl

Meanings of Despoils:

verb

Steal or violently remove valuable possessions from; plunder.

Usage examples:

The church was despoiled of its marble wall covering

Meanings of Despoliations:

noun

The action of despoiling or the condition of being despoiled; plunder.

Usage examples:

The despoliation of the resources of the natural world

Despond

dɪˈspɒnd

Meanings of Despond:

verb

Become dejected and lose confidence.

Usage examples:

I thought it right not to let my young lady despond
noun

A state of unhappiness and low spirits.

Usage examples:

And she had affected so many people so deeply, that her loss on the negative side took them much de…

Desponded

dɪˈspɒnd

Meanings of Desponded:

verb

Become dejected and lose confidence.

Usage examples:

I thought it right not to let my young lady despond
noun

A state of unhappiness and low spirits.

Usage examples:

And she had affected so many people so deeply, that her loss on the negative side took them much de…

Despondency

dɪˈspɒn.dən.si

Meanings of Despondency:

noun

Low spirits from loss of hope or courage; dejection.

Usage examples:

An air of despondency

Despondent

dɪˈspɒn.dənt

Meanings of Despondent:

adjective

In low spirits from loss of hope or courage.

Usage examples:

She grew more and more despondent

Despondently

dɪˈspɒn.dənt.li

Meanings of Despondently:

adverb

In a way that shows that you are unhappy, with no hope or enthusiasm

Usage examples:

"it's hopeless," he said, shaking his head despondently., she sat despondently, saying little.

Desponding

dɪˈspɒnd

Meanings of Desponding:

verb

Become dejected and lose confidence.

Usage examples:

I thought it right not to let my young lady despond
noun

A state of unhappiness and low spirits.

Usage examples:

And she had affected so many people so deeply, that her loss on the negative side took them much de…

Desponds

dɪˈspɒnd

Meanings of Desponds:

verb

Become dejected and lose confidence.

Usage examples:

I thought it right not to let my young lady despond
noun

A state of unhappiness and low spirits.

Usage examples:

And she had affected so many people so deeply, that her loss on the negative side took them much de…

Meanings of Despot:

noun

A ruler or other person who holds absolute power, typically one who exercises it in a cruel or oppressive way.

Usage examples:

History should have taught us that despots, nuclear powers, rogue states et al do not attack strong…

Meanings of Despotic:

adjective

Of or typical of a despot; tyrannical.

Usage examples:

A despotic regime

Despotically

dɪˈspɒt.ɪ.kəl.i

Meanings of Despotically:

adverb

In a way that shows that you have unlimited power over other people, and often use it unfairly and cruelly

Usage examples:

He went on to rule despotically for 22 years., she runs the company despotically.

Despotism

ˈdes.pə.tɪ.zəm

Meanings of Despotism:

noun

The exercise of absolute power, especially in a cruel and oppressive way.

Usage examples:

The ideology of enlightened despotism

Despotisms

ˈdɛspətɪz(ə)m

Meanings of Despotisms:

noun

The exercise of absolute power, especially in a cruel and oppressive way.

Usage examples:

The ideology of enlightened despotism

Despots

ˈdes.pɒt

Meanings of Despots:

noun

A ruler or other person who holds absolute power, typically one who exercises it in a cruel or oppressive way.

Usage examples:

History should have taught us that despots, nuclear powers, rogue states et al do not attack strong…

Desquamated

ˈdɛskwəmeɪt

Meanings of Desquamated:

verb

(of a layer of cells, e.g. of the skin) come off in scales or flakes.

Usage examples:

The pustules eventually dry and the skin desquamates

Desquamating

ˈdɛskwəmeɪt

Meanings of Desquamating:

verb

(of a layer of cells, e.g. of the skin) come off in scales or flakes.

Usage examples:

The pustules eventually dry and the skin desquamates

Meanings of Dessert:

noun

The sweet course eaten at the end of a meal.

Usage examples:

A dessert of chocolate mousse

Meanings of Desserts:

noun

The sweet course eaten at the end of a meal.

Usage examples:

A dessert of chocolate mousse

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