despiteous

despiteous

[dih-spit-ee-uhs]
adjective Archaic.
1.
malicious; spiteful.

Origin:
1350–1400; variant of Middle English despitous < Anglo-French; Old French despiteus, equivalent to despit despite + -eus -eous

despiteously, adverb
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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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