Example sentences for: despised

How can you use “despised” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • It's possible, of course, that in an alternate universe, where American high schools were truly academic institutions, the seriously disturbed Harris and Klebold might have open fire on the "brains," but I doubt it; first of all because Harris and Klebold would have received some of the acceptance they craved on their own merits, and secondly because they would not have despised the school so for favoring the intellectual achievers.

  • As a final stroke, in a grim foreshadowing of what the future held in store for the Jews, the niddah had to wear special clothing as a badge of her separate and despised status.

  • On the chance that something so despised might deserve defending, I put on a hard hat and rubber boots and went to look at the construction site in Greenwich, just outside London, this week.

  • Consider Jones' pièce de résistance : On "one particular evening," in response to "his inner demons," and more specifically to the Rockefeller Foundation's rejection of a grant application, Kinsey allegedly hanged himself by the hand and balls from an overhead pipe "long enough for this self-appointed Messiah of the sexually despised to experience much pain and suffering, precisely as he had intended."

  • One of the reasons journalists are so despised by other folks is their bent for comments like the one the WP 's James Glassman tosses off in his column today: "(Rep.


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