Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • transitive verb To disdain or undervalue; scorn.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To undervalue; depreciate; disparage.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb rare To depreciate.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb transitive, archaic To depreciate.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Middle English disprisen, from Old French desprisier; see dispraise.]

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

dis- +‎ prize. Compare dispraise.

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