despite - Writers' Dictionary

How to hyphenate despite

despite is hyphenated as de-spite

How to pronounce despite

despite is pronounced dɪ´s p äɪt

Number of syllables in despite

The number of syllables in despite is 2

What part of speech in despite?

despite can be a transitive verb or a noun or a preposition

How common in the word despite?

despite is not ranked in the list of most common words in English

What sentiment does despite convey?

not ranked

Common collocations after 'despite'

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Common collocations before 'despite'

back, did, eye, good, knew, like, look, man, never, now, remain, see, still, time, way

Common collocations of 'despite'

back, did, down, even, eye, face, fact, felt, going, good, how, just, knew, like, look, man, never, now, over, remain, room, see, seem, still, time, two, very, way, well, year

Words with similar spelling to despite

despise, respite

Common Conjunction Collocations of despite

and, but, either, neither, nor, or, Nor