What is another word for despite?

Pronunciation: [dɪspˈa͡ɪt] (IPA)

Despite is a commonly used word that denotes defiance or resistance to a situation or event. However, there are several synonyms for the word "despite" that convey the same meaning in different words. Some synonyms for despite are not withstanding, even though, in spite of, regardless, though, nonetheless, and albeit. These words suggest that there are conditions that may make a task challenging, but they nevertheless need to be tackled. For instance, "not withstanding the poor weather conditions, the game will go on." Therefore, these synonyms empower us to use other words other than "despite" and diversify our writing as well as broaden our vocabulary use.

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Usage examples for Despite

despite Nathan Goodbody's youth Harry was favorably impressed.
"The Eye of Dread"
Payne Erskine
The vision and the thrill, despite all that has passed since then, remain, and will remain with me as long as life lasts, as the vision and the thrill of an honest, actual accomplishment.
"My Attainment of the Pole"
Frederick A. Cook
An increased number of dogs, with good traveling, enabled us to make satisfactory progress, despite the steadily falling temperature.
"My Attainment of the Pole"
Frederick A. Cook

Famous quotes with Despite

  • You've got to be extremely careful, because you could be with a great team, and you could be the product of a great team. There are some players that stand out despite the teams that they play on, and there are some players that are good because of the team that they're with.
    Marcus Allen
  • History, despite its wrenching pain, cannot be unlived, but if faced with courage, need not be lived again.
    Maya Angelou
  • It is a well-documented fact that guys will not ask for directions. This is a biological thing. This is why it takes several million sperm cells... to locate a female egg, despite the fact that the egg is, relative to them, the size of Wisconsin.
    Dave Barry
  • I think Bush has a very selfish, arrogant point of view. I think he is interested in power, I think he believes his truth is the only truth, and that he will do what he wants to do despite the people.
    Harry Belafonte
  • For some unknown reason, bad-boys draw you in despite the fact that they are jerks.
    Alexis Bledel

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