adjective. ['dɪˈspaɪzd'] treated with contempt.
Words that Rhyme with Despised
Example sentences of the word despised
1. Verb, past tense
Uranus, the sky, despised many of the children his wife Gaia, the earth, bore.
Let's face it: Belly fat just might be the most despised type of body fat.
Quotes containing the word despised
1. And though my Lord hath lost his estate and been banished out of his country, yet neither despised poverty nor pinching necessity could make him break the bonds of friendship or weaken his loyal duty.
- Margaret Cavendish
2. The dupe of friendship, and the fool of love; have I not reason to hate and to despise myself? Indeed I do; and chiefly for not having hated and despised the world enough.
- William Hazlitt
3. Modernity is the transitory, the fugitive, the contingent, which make up one half of art, the other being the eternal and the immutable. This transitory fugitive element, which is constantly changing, must not be despised or neglected.
- Charles Baudelaire