verb (used with object), de·spised, de·spis·ing.
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But the world, in its security and ingratitude, is a despiser of all the threats as well as all the promises of God.Commentary on Genesis, Vol. II|Martin Luther
Thus far, in common with his order, and in this sense, Julius Csar was naturally a despiser of superstition.The Caesars|Thomas de Quincey
The man was a leveller, a chartist, a positivist—a despiser of dignities!Thomas Wingfold, Curate|George MacDonald
He was arrested by the pope's order in 1497 and condemned as a heretic and despiser of the Holy See.An Introduction to the History of Western Europe|James Harvey Robinson
When this takes place what wonder is it if a man afterwards becomes proud, a despiser of God, an adulterer or anything else?Commentary on Genesis, Vol. I|Martin Luther