despecto

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Noun[edit]

despecto (plural despectos)

  1. despite

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Etymology[edit]

Frequentative of dēspiciō via its present participle dēspectus. Compare spectō.

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Verb[edit]

present active dēspectō, present infinitive dēspectāre, perfect active dēspectāvī, supine dēspectātus

  1. I look over/down at from a height, survey.
  2. (so used by Tacitus) I look down upon, despise.

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