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used in Gone with the Wind

9 uses
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to dislike strongly and to look down upon with disrespect
  • They were proud of the good names of their owners and, for the most part, proud to belong to people who were quality, while he was despised by all.
    1.3 (49% in)
  • Of all the people in the world to turn up here, this terrible person who had witnessed that scene with Ashley which still gave her nightmares; this odious wretch who ruined girls and was not received by nice people; this despicable man who had said, and with good cause, that she was not a lady.
    2.9 (58% in)
  • How despicable he was!
    3.24 (13% in)
  • It was just part of her nicey-nice way of acting which had always made Scarlett despise her.
    3.26 (40% in)
  • He despised him for the cold-blooded way he had acted in his speculations during the war and for the fact that he had not been in the army.
    4.36 (89% in)
  • In slave days, these lowly blacks had been despised by the house negroes and yard negroes as creatures of small worth.
    4.37 (63% in)
  • Some day when she was very rich and her money was hidden away where the Yankees could not find it, then, then she would tell them exactly what she thought of them, tell them how she hated and loathed and despised them.
    4.38 (34% in)
  • I'm deeply grateful for what you've done for Ashley—but I despise you just the same.
    4.45 (79% in)
  • And he would despise you if he did know...... But no, you must go mooning all your life after a man you cannot understand.
    5.54 (56% in)

There are no more uses of "despise" in Gone with the Wind.

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