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Synonyms for despite

in spite of

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Synonyms for despite

the disposition boldly to defy or resist authority or an opposing force

the feeling of despising

an act that offends a person's sense of pride or dignity

Synonyms for despite

lack of respect accompanied by a feeling of intense dislike

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contemptuous disregard

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Despite the chill wind, I had a fantastic day at Chase town (left) and I look forward to seeing their rise through the leagues in the coming seasons.
Gay hit a 7-foot floater to put Poly back on top with 1:01 remaining, and the Parrots held on despite Gay missing three of four free throws to end the game.
Despite the mufti of Australia's pronouncement that a woman without a hijab is like a piece of raw meat, despite our exporting of fundamentalism and all its misogynist works to Canada, I sense a slight winter solstice turn toward the light.
A close look at some parts of the recently proposed budget reveals that despite some modest cuts in some areas, the Bush administration will continue to fund unconstitutional programs and initiatives of dubious value, while increasing the cost of government through continued borrowing.
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It does so despite the overwhelming evidence to the contrary.
Long Island City is being positioned as the new answer to Midtown rents--just as Midtown South was the affordable alternative after the tech-wreck and just as Downtown should be, but is not, despite restoration of transportation and beautiful, bountiful Class A space for less than $37 per square foot.
Bodett has one of those distinctly American voices; despite being easily identifiable as a spokesman for a motel chain, he still sounds like everybody's brother.
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Despite endless talk about "authenticity" and "Brand DNA," Detroit continues to sell cars with little of either via discounted prices and low interest rates.
Benign and easily accessible to all, despite the source.
If you're pregnant and living in one of our many cities with unacceptable air quality, consider this: A study released last June by the Columbia University Center for Children's Environmental Health demonstrates that developing fetuses are more susceptible to DNA damage caused by combustion-related pollutants than their mothers are, despite protection by the placenta.