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Definition of Spite


  1. Ill-will or hatred toward another, accompanied with the disposition to irritate, annoy, or thwart; petty malice; grudge; rancor; despite.
  2. Vexation; chargrin; mortification.
  3. To be angry at; to hate.
  4. To treat maliciously; to try to injure or thwart.
  5. To fill with spite; to offend; to vex.

Spite Quotations

Victory at all costs, victory in spite of all terror, victory however long and hard the road may be; for without victory, there is no survival.
Winston Churchill

A man does what he must - in spite of personal consequences, in spite of obstacles and dangers and pressures - and that is the basis of all human morality.
Winston Churchill

The greatest happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved; loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves.
Victor Hugo

In spite of everything I still believe that people are really good at heart. I simply can't build up my hopes on a foundation consisting of confusion, misery and death.
Anne Frank

A blessed thing it is for any man or woman to have a friend, one human soul whom we can trust utterly, who knows the best and worst of us, and who loves us in spite of all our faults.
Charles Kingsley
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Spite Translations

spite in Dutch is trots
spite in French is rancune
spite in Italian is nonostante, rancore
spite in Spanish is rencor, animosidad
spite in Swedish is ondska, agg

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