презирать

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Church Slavonic прѢзьрѢти (prĚzĭrĚti), analyzable as прѣ- (prě-) +‎ зьрѭ (zĭrjǫ), akin to today’s пере- (pere-) +‎ зреть (zretʹ) . See Proto-Slavic *zьrěti for more.

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Verb[edit]

презира́ть (prezirátʹimpf (perfective презре́ть) + accusative case

  1. to despise, hold in contempt
  2. to scorn, to disdain

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