despite

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withdrawing support or help despite allegiance or responsibility abandonment , defection , desertion
despite the fact although
(psychiatry) a psychological disorder characterized by somatic delusions that you are too fat despite being emaciated anorexia nervosa
principle that the total electric charge of a system remains constant despite changes inside the system conservation of charge , conservation of electricity
fundamental principle of physics that the total energy of an isolated system is constant despite internal changes conservation of energy , first law of thermodynamics , law of conservation of energy
(Greek mythology) brother of Prometheus; despite Prometheus's warning against gifts from Zeus he accepted Pandora as his wife Epimetheus
promise despite resistance, to obtain a extract
continue despite obstacles, setbacks persevere , persist
continue on despite hardship persevere , persist
succeed despite opposition prevail
despite everything regardless
tendency to perceive the shape of a rigid object as constant despite differences in the viewing angle (and consequent differences in the shape of the pattern projected on the retina of the eye) shape constancy
tendency to perceive the veridical size of a familiar object despite differences in their distance (and consequent differences in the size of the pattern projected on the retina of the eye) size constancy
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