Definition of misprize in English:

misprize

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Pronunciation: /mɪsˈprʌɪz
 
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verb

[with object] rare
  • Fail to appreciate the value of (something); undervalue: their cultures have been misprized
    More example sentences
    • It was masked as God's speaking directly to the human spirit, but it included misprizing of the corporeal in the way that they went about it.
    • We must not see it as any misprizing of creation, as if any work of God could be evil.
    • But if one assumes any of the natural roles, misprizing externals is no longer an option.

Origin

late 15th century: from Old French mesprisier, from mes- 'wrongly' + prisier 'estimate the value of'.

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