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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Despite \De*spite"\, n. [OF. despit, F. d['e]pit, fr. L. despectus contempt, fr. despicere. See Despise, and cf. Spite, Despect.] 1. Malice; malignity; spite; malicious anger; contemptuous hate. [1913 Webster] With all thy despite against the land of Israel. --Ezek. xxv. 6. [1913 Webster] 2. An act of malice, hatred, or defiance; contemptuous defiance; a deed of contempt. [1913 Webster] A despite done against the Most High. --Milton. [1913 Webster] In despite, in defiance of another's power or inclination. In despite of, in defiance of; in spite of. See under Spite. "Seized my hand in despite of my efforts to the contrary." --W. Irving. In your despite, in defiance or contempt of you; in spite of you. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]