disprize

[ dis-prahyz ]
/ dɪsˈpraɪz /
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verb (used with object), dis·prized, dis·priz·ing.

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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disprize

/ (dɪsˈpraɪz) /

verb

(tr) archaic to scorn; disdain
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