καταφρονέω

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From κατα- (kata-, downwards) +‎ φρονέω (phronéō, to think, to be arrogant)

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Verb[edit]

κᾰταφρονέω (kataphronéō)

  1. to look down on, think slightly of
    1. (with accusative) to regard slightly, despise
    2. to be disdainful, deal contemptuously
    3. (with infinitive) to think contemptuously that..., to presume
  2. (with accusative, only in Ionic writers) to fix one's thoughts upon, aim at
  3. to come to one's senses

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