Crossword solutions & Synonyms for
Despise

31 August 2020 The New York Times Crossword

We have 10 answers for the crossword clue Despise. We last saw the 'Despise' clue in The New York Times Crossword on Monday, 19 June 2017.

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Definitions and usage

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  • Look down on with disdain; "He despises the people he has to work for"; "The professor scorns the students who don't catch on immediately"

Anagrams

We found 1 anagrams for the word 'Despise'.

pedesis
  • The random motion of small particles suspended in a gas or liquid

Crossword Answers

4 Letters

HATE

The emotion of intense dislike; a feeling of dislike so strong that it demands action

5 Letters

ABHOR

Find repugnant; "I loathe that man"; "She abhors cats"

SCORN

Lack of respect accompanied by a feeling of intense dislike; "he was held in contempt"; "the despite in which outsiders were held is legendary"

SPURN

Reject with contempt; "She spurned his advances"

6 Letters

DETEST

Dislike intensely; feel antipathy or aversion towards; "I hate Mexican food"; "She detests politicians"

LOATHE

Find repugnant; "I loathe that man"; "She abhors cats"

7 Letters

CONTEMN

Look down on with disdain; "He despises the people he has to work for"; "The professor scorns the students who don't catch on immediately"

DISDAIN

Lack of respect accompanied by a feeling of intense dislike; "he was held in contempt"; "the despite in which outsiders were held is legendary"

8 Letters

EXECRATE

Find repugnant; "I loathe that man"; "She abhors cats"

9 Letters

ABOMINATE

Find repugnant; "I loathe that man"; "She abhors cats"

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