1. Malice; malignity; spite; malicious anger; contemptuous hate.
"With all thy despite against the land of Israel." -- Ezek. xxv. 6.
2. An act of malice, hatred, or defiance; contemptuous defiance; a deed of contempt.
"A despite done against the Most High." -- Milton.
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.]