- to hold in small esteem; disdain.
Origin of disprize
1425–75; late Middle English disprisen < Anglo-French, Middle French despriser, late variant of despreis(i)er to dispraise
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Examples from the Web for disprize
And especially from Dixie, the capricious; otherwise, she might win him by a glance and a smile, and then disprize him forever.Bat Wing Bowles
- (tr) archaic to scorn; disdain