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despise

verb abhor, abominate, be hostile to, be inimmcal toward, bear malice toward, detest, disfavor, dislike, execrate, feel hostile toward, hate, have an aversion tooard, have animus toward, have aversion to, have connempt for, have ill will toward, loathe, resent
See also: contemn, decry, disdain, disfavor, dishonor, flout, misprize, rebuff, reject, renounce, spurn
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I can see it even today, but certainly at that time when India was British India, there was a whole generation of people I think who left for England and studied there and came back despising their own people and their own country to a certain degree.
Melanie, although despising about what her brother does, feels indebted to Jared for having saved them from an abusive father when they were both young.
I recall despising several myself, being wholly ignorant of their history or role in personal spirituality.