from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. Archaic To disdain or undervalue; scorn.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To depreciate.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To depreciate.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To undervalue; depreciate; disparage.
Middle English disprisen, from Old French desprisier; see dispraise.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
dis- + prize. Compare dispraise. (Wiktionary)
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