Despite vs. Although

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  • Despite (noun)

    Disdain, contemptuous feelings, hatred.

  • Despite (noun)

    Action or behaviour displaying such feelings; an outrage, insult.

  • Despite (noun)

    Evil feeling; malice, spite.

  • Despite (preposition)

    In spite of, notwithstanding, regardless of.

  • Despite (verb)

    To vex; to annoy; to offend contemptuously.

  • Although (conjunction)

    Though, even though, in spite of or despite the fact that: introducing a clause that expresses a concession.

    “Although it was very muddy, the football game went on.”

  • Although (conjunction)

    But, except.

    “It was difficult, although not as difficult as we had expected.”

  • Despite (preposition)

    without being affected by; in spite of

    “he remains a great leader despite age and infirmity”

  • Despite (noun)

    contemptuous treatment or behaviour; outrage

    “the despite done by him to the holy relics”

  • Despite (noun)

    contempt; disdain

    “the theatre only earns my despite”

  • Although (conjunction)

    in spite of the fact that; even though

    “although the sun was shining it wasn’t that warm”

    “although small, the room has a spacious feel”

  • Although (conjunction)

    however; but

    “he says he has the team shirt, although I’ve never seen him wear it”

Oxford Dictionary

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