Bailey does continue to stand by Palin despite this blistering judgment.
despite all the angst, the Russians were not ready to give up their summer in America.
despite the look of plenty, it had not been a good one, according to one villager.
Luckey says he understands why the hazing continues, despite all efforts to end it.
Either way, it seems that Batman, despite being the hero the city deserves, is not the one it needs right now.
despite his self–supposed shortcomings, Fairholme was a gentleman.
despite the laughter there was a suspicious mist in Mr. Ried's eyes.
In this family council, despite the vivid interest Armstrong felt in the result, neither Amy Lawrence nor himself took any part.
Yet, despite her innocence, the world would not let her live according to her own conscience.
But despite this and other things, the scenery on the river side will well repay inconvenience.
c.1300, originally a noun, from Old French despit (12c., Modern French dépit), from Latin despectus "a looking down on, scorn, contempt," from past participle of despicere (see despise).
The preposition (early 15c.) is short for in despite of (late 13c.), a loan-translation of Old French en despit de "in contempt of." Almost became despight during 16c. spelling reform.