despitefully

Definitions

  • Despite the good wishes from friends
    Despite the good wishes from friends
  • WordNet 3.6
    • adv despitefully in a maliciously spiteful manner "pray for them that despitefully use us"
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Despite a population of well over one billion people, there are only an estimated 250 million televisions in use in China.
    • despitefully With despite; maliciously; viciously.
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Quotations

  • C. S. Lewis
    C.%20S.%20Lewis
    “Faith... is the art of holding on to things your reason once accepted, despite your changing moods.”
  • Will Rogers
    Will%20Rogers
    “Things will get better -- despite our efforts to improve them.”
  • Camille Paglia
    Camille%20Paglia
    “Despite crime's omnipresence, things work in society, because biology compels it. Order eventually restores itself, by psychic equilibrium.”
  • Les Brown
    Les%20Brown
    “Love yourself unconditionally, just as you love those closest to you despite their faults.”
  • Justin Kaplan
    Justin Kaplan
    “Television, despite its enormous presence, turns out to have added pitifully few lines to the communal memory.”
  • Adlai E. Stevenson
    Adlai%20E.%20Stevenson
    “Man does not live by words alone, despite the fact that sometimes he has to eat them.”

Usage

In literature:

He kissed her on the mouth, despite her struggles.
"As It Was in the Beginning" by Philip Verrill Mighels
Her family, despite their dependence upon her, seemed like a protection against the outer world.
"Mary Wollstonecraft" by Elizabeth Robins Pennell
But despite her disclaiming, Kate did the guiding and her object was to get a good way from town.
"Laramie Holds the Range" by Frank H. Spearman
If anything the spirit of the country, despite the great setback, was better after the dropping of the bomb than before.
"Greener Than You Think" by Ward Moore
But the panther, despite its size and strength, would run away from man, and Henry understood.
"The Eyes of the Woods" by Joseph A. Altsheler
Despite many statements to the contrary it is certain that he had no official position in England.
"William Pitt and the Great War" by John Holland Rose
In every fourth line Sylvia Morgan again, and despite his efforts, had obtruded herself.
"The Candidate" by Joseph Alexander Altsheler
Despite their natural courage, strengthened by the late appeal to their humanity, the awe is strong upon them.
"The Flag of Distress" by Mayne Reid
Despite all that we do, despite all our sieges and ambuscades, new men continually come over the mountains.
"The Border Watch" by Joseph A. Altsheler
So doing, they had remained in reasonably good personal adjustment to each other, despite the Arctic monotony.
"The Armed Forces Officer" by U. S. Department of Defense
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In poetry:

But no, despite the glee
My heart is cold;
I think that it may be
Because I'm old;
I'm dumb where millions yell . . .
Oh what the hell!
"At The Parade" by Robert W Service
And yet despite of loss and ill,
If faith and love and hope remain,
Our length of days is not in vain,
And life is well worth living still.
"The Reunion" by John Greenleaf Whittier
Despite raw lights and gloating mobs
She is not seared: a picture still:
Rare silk the fine director's hand
May weave for magic if he will.
"Mae Marsh, Motion Picture Actress" by Vachel Lindsay
And day by day their Captain grey
Knelt on the rotting poop to pray:
And yet despite ten thousand prayers
They saw no ship that was not theirs.
"The Ballad of Iskander" by James Elroy Flecker
The hearts of the villagers, half released
From creed of terror and rule of priest,
By a primal instinct owned the right
Of human pity in law's despite.
"How The Women Went From Dover" by John Greenleaf Whittier
The Spring—time will not come to date;
Winds, clouds, and frosts, man's reckoning mar.
For bud and bloom you have to wait,
Despite your ordered calendar.
"Nature And the Book" by Alfred Austin

In news:

Maserati Kubang SUV, Lamborghini Gallardo, and other super luxury vehicles shine at Frankfurt auto show, despite Europe's debt woes.
Vettel insists he is happy at Red Bull despite rumors of interest from rival team.
Nuclear Plant Deemed Safe Despite Ruptured Berm .
Despite all these questions, I am convinced that the agents involved betrayed the public image of the Secret Service, and to a lesser extent, that of the nation.
Despite economy, building projects continue at Tennessee colleges.
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The leaders of Poland and France said Friday they want the new European Union budget to allow for development and further integration despite the need for cuts and austerity measures.
The leaders of Poland and France said Friday they want the new European Union budget to allow for development and further integration despite the need for cuts and austerity measures.
WARSAW, Poland—The leaders of Poland and France said Friday they want the new European Union budget to allow for development and further integration despite the need for cuts and austerity measures.
WARSAW, Poland — The leaders of Poland and France said Friday they want the new European Union budget to allow for development and further integration despite the need for cuts and austerity measures.
Has voted to close three schools next year, despite pleas from parents, students and teachers.
Charlie Sheen says he doesn't need to go back to rehab despite the fact that he started boozing again, RadarOnline.com is reporting exclusively.
Alex Rodriguez, Yankees are on the brink despite Kobe Bryant's pep talk.
NYC Marathon, Knicks-Nets opener will go on despite Sandy's damage.
Despite the cold temperatures, the Buena Vista cross country teams were back out on the course, and finished the day with several strong finishes, while taking part in the Briar Cliff Invite on Saturday.
Despite a growing audience of users, the Apple TV set top box continues having growing pains as a "hobby" product for the Cupertino company.
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In science:

Both of these distributions turn out to have very rich behaviors despite the simplicity of the model.
The Local and the Occupation Time of a Particle Diffusing in a Random Medium
Our results indicate however, despite the low-energy excitations introduced, the phase with short range spin-spin correlation appears to be stable against any amount of randomness.
Thermodynamics of strongly disordered spin ladders
Despite the fact that αc = 1 in both random graphs and RGGs of infinite dimensionality, they do not have the same topology.
Random Geometric Graphs
Despite an extremely large number of known NP-hard problems, and numerous approaches to solve them, no algorithms could be constructed by now which are able to solve such a problem in a time growing only polynomially with the system size.
Dynamics of heuristic optimization algorithms on random graphs
Despite the importance of such systems, a clear understanding of their peculiarities is still an open problem.
Out-of-equilibrium states as statistical equilibria of an effective dynamics
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