despiteful

[dih-spahyt-fuh l] /dɪˈspaɪt fəl/
adjective
1.
malicious; spiteful.
2.
Obsolete. contemptuous; insolent.
Origin
1400–50; late Middle English. See despite, -ful
Related forms
despitefully, adverb
despitefulness, noun
British Dictionary definitions for despiteful
despiteful or despiteous (dɪˈspaɪtfʊl, dɪˈspɪtɪəs)
 
adj
an archaic word for spiteful
 
despiteous or despiteous
 
adj
 
de'spitefully or despiteous
 
adv
 
de'spitefulness or despiteous
 
n

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