Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. contempt; scorn
  • n. misadventure; lack of success

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Contempt; scorn.
  • n. Misadventure; ill-success.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See misprize.

Etymologies

Old French mespris, French mépris. See misprize. (Wiktionary)

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