There are 2 translations of spite in Spanish:

spite1

Pronunciation: /spaɪt/

n

uncountable/no numerable
  • 1 (malice) maldad (feminine); (resentment) rencor (masculine), resentimiento (masculine) she did it out of o from sheer spite lo hizo por pura maldad/por puro rencor or resentimiento
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    • Those of a pure heart who would never hurt anyone in sheer spite.
    • He hoped she grew out of her hatefulness one day, and hoped that there was a good reason why she was so full of malice and spite.
    • It means that we are subjects of jealousy and envy and malice and spite and hatred.
  • 2in spite of (as preposition/como preposición) a pesar de in spite of everything a pesar de todo, pese a todo, a pesar de los pesares [colloquial/familiar] in spite of the fact that … a pesar de que …, pese a que … she did it in spite of herself lo hizo a pesar de que no era esa su intención

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Word of the day erizo
m
hedgehog …
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The Cortes Generales is the Spanish Parliament, consisting of two houses, the lower house or Congreso de los Diputados and the upper house or Senado. It is a legislative body, approves state budgets, and exercises other powers relating to international treaties and agreements, the autonomous regions and appointments to posts in institutions such as the Tribunal Constitucional.

There are 2 translations of spite in Spanish:

spite2

vt

  • molestar, fastidiar he only does it to spite me lo hace solo para molestarme or [colloquial/familiar] fastidiarme (stronger) lo hace solo para herirme or mortificarme she's only spiting herself by not going to the party la única que se fastidia no yendo a la fiesta es ella [colloquial/familiar]
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    • You're clearly far more interested in spiting this man than in considering the defense needs of the country.
    • It's further spiting me today by giving me some horrendous bowel cramps and spectacular diarrhoea.
    • It was becoming a bad habit of mine, spiting him.

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Word of the day erizo
m
hedgehog …
Cultural fact of the day

The Cortes Generales is the Spanish Parliament, consisting of two houses, the lower house or Congreso de los Diputados and the upper house or Senado. It is a legislative body, approves state budgets, and exercises other powers relating to international treaties and agreements, the autonomous regions and appointments to posts in institutions such as the Tribunal Constitucional.