Example sentences for: despised

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

  • Many people despised Barkely for his big mouth and poor manners.

  • In the 1970s, many rockers despised disco.

  • He should not be fired; he should be despised.

  • The Radicals, who favored the abolition of slavery and supported black suffrage, despised Johnson for his timid plans for readmitting the South to the Union after the Civil War.

  • In this situation, Johnson's impeachment looms as the operative precedent: a case of men who despised and battled their president--perhaps with good reason--but whose zeal in pursuing flimsy impeachment charges turned the judgment of history against them.


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