Which English word do you despise the most?

German-English translation for "verachten"

"Verachten" English translation

despise
transitive verb | transitive verb v / t

Overview of all translations

(Click / tap the translation for more details)

scorn, scoff at


  • scorn

    despise danger, death etc

    scoff at

    despise danger, death etc

    despise danger, death etc

Why do you despise people?

Why do you despise people?

Source: Tatoeba

Tom despises people who lie.

Tom despises people who lie.

Source: Tatoeba

She looks down on people who are idle.

She despises people who are lazy.

Source: Tatoeba

Tom had no handkerchief, and he looked upon boys who had as snobs.

Tom had no handkerchief and despised any boy who had one.

Source: Books

You mustn't despise him because he didn't win a prize.

Because he didn't win a prize, you mustn't despise him.

Source: Tatoeba

Does China by its action wish to show its contempt for the opinion of the European Parliament?

Is China trying to show that it despises the opinion of the European Parliament?

Source: Europarl

They despise those who lack serious money and can be seduced by breadcrumbs.

They despise those who do not have large possessions and can be fobbed off with breadcrumbs.

Source: News Commentary

That is not something to be sneezed at.

That is not to be despised.

Source: Europarl

Give us your opinion!

How do you like the online dictionary?

Thanks for your review!

Thank you for your feedback!