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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Contemporary Examples of disprized
Disprized landscapes tell stories, and Downes is, in his heart, a storyteller.Rackstraw Downes’s Art and Essays Are Two Sides of the Same Genius
June 4, 2014
Historical Examples of disprized
(tr) archaic to scorn; disdain
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