There are 2 translations of spite in Spanish:

spite1

Pronunciation: /spaɪt/

n

uncountable/no numerable
  • 1 (malice) maldad (f); (resentment) rencor (m), resentimiento (m) 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 amnistiar
vt
to grant an amnesty to …
Cultural fact of the day

Spain's War of Independence against Napoleon Bonaparte's French occupation was ignited by the popular revolt in Madrid on 2 May 1808 against the French army. With support from the Duke of Wellington, Spanish resistance continued for over five years in a guerra de guerrillas which gave the world the concept and the term guerrilla warfare. The autocratic Fernando VII was restored to the throne in 1814, and his first act was to abolish the progressive Constitution of Cadiz adopted in 1812.

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 amnistiar
vt
to grant an amnesty to …
Cultural fact of the day

Spain's War of Independence against Napoleon Bonaparte's French occupation was ignited by the popular revolt in Madrid on 2 May 1808 against the French army. With support from the Duke of Wellington, Spanish resistance continued for over five years in a guerra de guerrillas which gave the world the concept and the term guerrilla warfare. The autocratic Fernando VII was restored to the throne in 1814, and his first act was to abolish the progressive Constitution of Cadiz adopted in 1812.