disprized

v. depreciate, undervalue; disdain, scorn (Archaic)

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • disprize — /dis pruyz /, v.t., disprized, disprizing. to hold in small esteem; disdain. [1425 75; late ME disprisen < AF, MF despriser, late var. of despreis(i)er to DISPRAISE] * * * …   Universalium

  • disprize — /dɪsˈpraɪz/ (say dis pruyz) verb (t) (disprized, disprizing) Obsolete to hold in small esteem; disdain …   Australian English dictionary

  • disprize — [dis prīz′, dis′prīz′] vt. disprized, disprizing [ME disprisen < OFr despriser, var. of despreisier: see DISPRAISE] Archaic to regard as of low value; not prize …   English World dictionary

  • disprize — dəˈsprīz, (ˈ)di|s transitive verb Etymology: Middle French despriser, from Old French despreisier, desprisier more at dispraise 1. obsolete : undervalue, underestimate 2. : to hold in contempt …   Useful english dictionary

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