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 Sentences of despite
Definition:
n. lack of respect accompanied by a feeling of intense dislike; disdain, contemptuous feelings, hatred
Example:
He didn't hide his despite in the party because he believed the host cheated.
Sentence in Classic:
Be that as it may, it did comprehend it; for in our souls there germinate far greater powers than we poor mortals, despite all our cleverness, have any notion of.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen Context
Anna Pavlovna Scherer on the contrary, despite her forty years, overflowed with animation and impulsiveness.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
She was lying dead, in the same position he had seen her in five minutes before and, despite the fixed eyes and the pallor of the cheeks, the same expression was on her charming childlike face with its upper lip covered with tiny black hair.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Nicholas, for the first time, felt that his mother was displeased with him and that, despite her love for him, she would not give way.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
But despite this, thanks to his regiment, Prince Andrew had something to think about entirely apart from general questions.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy Context
The Emperor rode through the streets to comfort the inhabitants, and, despite his preoccupation with state affairs, himself visited the theaters that were established by his order.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy Context
He is needed for the place that awaits him, and so almost apart from his will and despite his indecision, his lack of a plan, and all his mistakes, he is drawn into a conspiracy that aims at seizing power and the conspiracy is crowned with success.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy Context
I did; but the Captain was a Captain and a hero, in despite of all the grammars of all the languages in the world, dead or alive.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
Instantly the guest pricked up her ears (or, rather, they pricked themselves up) and straightened herself and became, somehow, more modish, and, despite her not inconsiderable weight, posed herself to look like a piece of thistledown floating on the breeze.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol Context
Her hair was the brightest living gold, and despite the poverty of her clothing, seemed to set a crown of distinction on her head.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley Context
Being the least analytic of people, she did not realize that this was because she possessed in some degree these same qualities, despite sixteen years of effort on the part of Ellen and Mammy to obliterate them.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context