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Despise, to contemn, to treat with contempt: Lucr. 187. Sonn. 29, 9. 100, 12. 129, 5. 141, 3. 149, 10. Gentl. III, 2, 3. IV, 2, 102. IV, 4, 99. IV, 4, 99 Wiv. I, 1, 69. Wiv. I, 1, 69 Meas. III, 2, 293. LLL V, 2, 441. Mids. II, 2, 73. III, 2, 235. Merch. I, 2, 68. H4B V, 5, 55. H6A II, 2, 47. II, 5, 36. II, 5, 36 H6C I, 1, 188. H8 III, 2, 291. Troil. IV, 5, 187 (Ff scorning). Cor. III, 1, 22. III, 3, 133. Tit. IV, 2, 113. V, 3, 101. Rom. I, 4, 110. IV, 5, 59. Tim. III, 6, 82. Mcb. IV, 3, 201. Hml. III, 1, 72 (Ff disprized). Lr. I, 1, 254. III, 2, 20. Oth. I, 1, 8. Oth. I, 1, 8 II, 3, 278. II, 3, 278 Ant. IV, 15, 4. Cymb. III, 5, 149. Per. II, 3, 26. “with war and ostentation of --d arms,” R2 II, 3, 95 (== not taken notice of, not thought worth opposing). “we'll make foul weather with --d tears,” III, 3, 161 (== unnoticed).
Despised, quite adjectively, == not worth regarding, despicable: “o'erworn, --d, rheumatic and cold,” Ven. 135. “then I am not lame, poor, nor --d,” Sonn. 37, 9. “nor mark prodigious, such as are --d in nativity,” Mids. V, 420. “--d substance of divinest show,” Rom. III, 2, 77. “is yond --d and ruinous man my lord?” Tim. IV, 3, 465. Sometimes it seems almost == creating despite, hateful, f. i. Rom. I, 4, 110. IV, 5, 59. Oth. I, 1, 162; and this may be the sense in R2 II, 3, 95.
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