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Despite vs. Although

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Despitenoun

(obsolete) Disdain, contemptuous feelings, hatred.

Althoughconjunction

Though, even though, in spite of or despite the fact that: introducing a clause that expresses a concession.

‘Although it was very muddy, the football game went on.’;

Despitenoun

(archaic) Action or behaviour displaying such feelings; an outrage, insult.

Althoughconjunction

But, except.

‘It was difficult, although not as difficult as we had expected.’;

Despitenoun

Evil feeling; malice, spite.

Althoughconjunction

Grant all this; be it that; supposing that; notwithstanding; though.

‘Although all shall be offended, yet will not I.’;

Despitepreposition

In spite of, notwithstanding, regardless of.

Althoughadverb

despite the fact that;

‘even though she knew the answer, she did not respond’;

Despiteverb

(obsolete) To vex; to annoy; to offend contemptuously.

Althoughconjunction

in spite of the fact that; even though

‘although the sun was shining it wasn't that warm’; ‘although small, the room has a spacious feel’;

Despitenoun

Malice; malignity; spite; malicious anger; contemptuous hate.

‘With all thy despite against the land of Israel.’;

Althoughconjunction

however; but

‘he says he has the team shirt, although I've never seen him wear it’;

Despitenoun

An act of malice, hatred, or defiance; contemptuous defiance; a deed of contempt.

‘A despite done against the Most High.’;

Despiteverb

To vex; to annoy; to offend contemptuously.

Despitepreposition

In spite of; against, or in defiance of; notwithstanding; as, despite his prejudices.

Despitenoun

lack of respect accompanied by a feeling of intense dislike;

‘he was held in contempt’; ‘the despite in which outsiders were held is legendary’;

Despitenoun

contemptuous disregard;

‘she wanted neither favor nor despite’;

Despitepreposition

without being affected by; in spite of

‘he remains a great leader despite age and infirmity’;

Despitenoun

contemptuous treatment or behaviour; outrage

‘the despite done by him to the holy relics’;

Despitenoun

contempt; disdain

‘the theatre only earns my despite’;

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