What is another word for de-spite?

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[ dəspˈa͡ɪt], [ dəspˈa‍ɪt], [ d_ə_s_p_ˈaɪ_t]

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How to use "De-spite" in context?

"de-spite" is a unique concept which can help motivate an individual or group of people to overcome a challenge or obstacle. The term was coined in the early 1800s by the French intellectual Jean-Jacques Rousseau. He believed that humans are driven by two opposing forces: the "passions" which are positive, such as love, compassion, and hope, and the "dirives" which are negative, such as anger, jealousy, and hate. If the passions are in line with our natural desires, we are at our most balanced and happy.

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