in spite of
Definition of in spite of
Regardless of, in defiance of, as in They kept on in spite of their fears. [c. 1400]
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How to use in spite of in a sentence
This is a guy who has his son-in-law clean his eyeglasses, for crying out loud.
Her travel clique has been known to arrive at an airport, bags packed, passport-in-hand, within hours of spotting a deal.‘We Out Here’: Inside the New Black Travel Movement|Charlise Ferguson|January 4, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Earl Spencer adds, “Effectively, my great-grandfather sold his children to his father-in-law.”The Real-Life ‘Downton’ Millionairesses Who Changed Britain|Tim Teeman|December 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The lack of a gun is not likely to be a major problem for close-in air-to-air dogfights against other jets.
But those weapons are of limited utility, especially during close-in fights.
"I verily believe they're gone to look at my button," cried Davy, beginning to laugh, in spite of his fears.Davy and The Goblin|Charles E. Carryl
She looked up at him with sad and eloquent eyes, which softened his heart in spite of himself.Rosemary in Search of a Father|C. N. Williamson
Such throats are trying, are they not?In case one catches cold; Ah, yes!
In spite of this, the garden studio was not wholly forsaken, and nearly every day she accomplished something there.Women in the fine arts, from the Seventh Century B.C. to the Twentieth Century A.D.|Clara Erskine Clement
Hence their presence elsewhere, in spite of their passionate attachment to their free native hills.Glances at Europe|Horace Greeley