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PostPosted: Fri May 06, 2022 10:35 pm    Post subject: Who is Despite? Reply with quote

I went into a deep trance. When I came out of it, I realized that the word/title/name "Despite" as used by SRD was coined by him.
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PostPosted: Fri May 06, 2022 11:13 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

+JMJ+

He's the first cousin of Respite.


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PostPosted: Mon May 09, 2022 3:50 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

+JMJ+ is +JesusMaryJoseph+
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PostPosted: Mon May 09, 2022 12:20 pm    Post subject: Re: Who is Despite? Reply with quote

thewormoftheworld'send wrote:
I went into a deep trance. When I came out of it, I realized that the word/title/name "Despite" as used by SRD was coined by him.

Not sure if you are serious.
Miriam Webster's Dictionary wrote:
despite noun
Definition of despite (Entry 2 of 3)
  1. : the feeling or attitude of despising someone or something : CONTEMPT
  2. : MALICE, SPITE
  3. a: an act showing contempt or defiance
    b: DETRIMENT, DISADVANTAGE

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PostPosted: Mon May 09, 2022 6:59 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I'm not familiar with the term despite as a real word. Is it pronounced Des'-pit?
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PostPosted: Wed May 11, 2022 12:55 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

It's pronounced the same, whether you say "I replied, despite my misgivings," or "You cannot defeat Despite with rage."

də · spīt

da SPITE

I was not familiar with the word upon my first reading either, or at least that particular meaning of it, but i caught on right away. It's close enough to "spite" to not make much difference.

It's the root of the word "despicable", if that helps.
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PostPosted: Sun May 15, 2022 1:30 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

As Wayfriend has posted, the word, as a noun, has an archaic meaning of "contempt, scorn". See:

https://www.collinsdictionary.com/dictionary/english/despite

Donaldson imports a lot of archaic English into the Chronicles, such as "roynish".
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