Despisal
Despisal De*spis"al, n. A despising; contempt. [R.] [1913 Webster]

A despisal of religion. --South. [1913 Webster]


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  • Contempt — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Contempt >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 contempt contempt disdain scorn sovereign contempt Sgm: N 1 despisal despisal despiciency Sgm: N 1 despisement despisement Sgm: N 1 vilipendency| vilipendency| …   English dictionary for students

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  • despiser — See despisal. * * * …   Universalium

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