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dis·prize (dĭs-prīz′) tr.v. dis·prized
To disdain or undervalue; scorn.
disprisen, from Old French desprisier; see dispraise.] disprize ( dɪsˈpraɪz) vb
tr) archaic to scorn; disdain dis•prize (dɪsˈpraɪz) v.t. -prized, -priz•ing.
to hold in small esteem; disdain.
[1425–75; late Middle English
< Anglo-French, Middle French
, late variant of
disprize Past participle: disprized Gerund: disprizing Imperative Present Preterite Present Continuous Present Perfect Past Continuous Past Perfect Future Future Perfect Future Continuous Present Perfect Continuous Future Perfect Continuous Past Perfect Continuous Conditional Past Conditional
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