Definition: Despite

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  • Length: 7 characters
  • Syllables: 1

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Usage Notes:
  • Despite and In Spite of + Noun Phrase
  • Despite and In Spite of + Gerund
  • Although, Though or Even Though + Verb Phrase

Lexical Information:
  • In the top 2,000 words in the Brown Corpus
  • This word is one of the common entries in Academic Word Lists
  • SAT vocabulary item

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Similar Words (using 'despit' as word stem):

'despit' + Suffix

despite, despited, despiteful, despitefully, despitefulness, despites, despiting,