Definitions

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  • verb Present participle of misprize.

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Examples

  • Therefore my grievous sin against my son Meriet is not only this doubt of him, this easy credence of his crime and his banishment into the cloister, but stretches back to his birth in lifelong misprizing.

    The Devil's Novice

  • Therefore my grievous sin against my son Meriet is not only this doubt of him, this easy credence of his crime and his banishment into the cloister, but stretches back to his birth in lifelong misprizing.

    The Devil's Novice

  • "I knew you had lost your money," she replied, with an air of misprizing such sordid considerations.

    Peak and Prairie From a Colorado Sketch-book

  • So far from misprizing our ill-starred magician we acclaimed him surely at every turn; he lay upon our tables and resounded in our mouths, while we communed to satiety, even for boyish appetites, over the thrill of his choicest pages.

    A Small Boy and Others

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