verb (used with object), mis·prized, mis·priz·ing.
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Origin of misprize
OTHER WORDS FROM misprizemis·priz·er, noun
Words nearby misprize
Example sentences from the Web for misprize
Yet she would not speak her thought, lest he should misprize her.Tales from the Old French|Various
He could not conceive how a girl possessed of ordinary faculties could possibly misprize her father's gifts.Brooke's Daughter|Adeline Sergeant
People are too apt to misprize this sort of politeness of mere habit; yet, as far as it goes, it is an excellent thing.
Yet I would not misprize the cats of Seville, which apparently have their money price.Familiar Spanish Travels|W. D. Howells
But of course she wasn't; youth will ever misprize till it must mourn its blessings.Nobody|Louis Joseph Vance