Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun spite

2 senses of spite

Sense 1
malice, maliciousness, spite, spitefulness, venom -- (feeling a need to see others suffer)
       => malevolence, malignity -- (wishing evil to others)

Sense 2
cattiness, bitchiness, spite, spitefulness, nastiness -- (malevolence by virtue of being malicious or spiteful or nasty)
       => malevolence, malevolency, malice -- (the quality of threatening evil)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb spite

1 sense of spite

Sense 1
hurt, wound, injure, bruise, offend, spite -- (hurt the feelings of; "She hurt me when she did not include me among her guests"; "This remark really bruised my ego")
       => arouse, elicit, enkindle, kindle, evoke, fire, raise, provoke -- (call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses); "arouse pity"; "raise a smile"; "evoke sympathy")

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