What is another word for in spite?

Pronunciation: [ɪn spˈa͡ɪt] (IPA)

In spite of its relatively small size, the English language is remarkably rich in synonyms for most words. The phrase "in spite" itself has a host of alternatives, each with subtle differences in meaning and connotation. "Despite" is perhaps the most common synonym, indicating that an obstacle or challenge has not prevented something from happening. "Notwithstanding" and "nevertheless" are similar, suggesting that something has happened in defiance of expectations or opposition. "Against all odds" is another alternative, emphasizing the persistence or determination required to overcome adversity. Whatever the choice, English speakers can find many ways to express their defiance in the face of difficulty or opposition.

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What are the hypernyms for In spite?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Famous quotes with In spite

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  • Hitherto I have courted Truth with a kind of Romantick Passion, in spite of all Difficulties and Discouragements: for knowledge is thought so unnecessary an Accomplishment for a Woman, that few will give themselves the Trouble to assist us in the Attainment of it.
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