动词过去式:despised 过去分词:despised 现在分词:despising 第三人称单数:despises 名词:despisal
spec,spect＝to see,to look（看见）
v [Tn, Tn.pr] ~ sb/sth (for sth) feel contempt for sb/sth; consider sb/sth as worthless 鄙视、藐视、看不起某人[某事物]
*despise his hypocrisy, meanness, conceit, etc 鄙视他的虚伪、吝啬、自负等
* Strike-breakers are often despised by their workmates. 破坏罢工的人常为同事所不齿.
v [T not in progressive]
[Date: 1200-1300; Language: Old French;Origin: despire, from Latin despicere 'to look down on', from specere 'to look']
to dislike and have a low opinion of someone or something
She despised her neighbours.
1. I despise people who are cruel to children. 我鄙视那些虐待儿童的人。