Definition of despite:
even with, despisal, insult, attack, outrage, scorn, patronage, recalcitrancy, indignity, condescension, offense, contumacy, resist, in defiance of, in spite of, respect, contempt, contumely, recalcitrance, disdain, defiance, slight, notwithstanding, disrespect, affront.
They turned back; Auguste walked so fast that Cherami, despite his long legs, had difficulty in following him; he tried to continue the conversation, but his companion seemed absorbed by his thoughts, and did not answer.- "Monsieur Cherami", Charles Paul de Kock.
- "Warlock o' Glenwarlock", George MacDonald.
- "Cedric, the Forester", Bernard Gay Marshall.