kataphroneó: to think little ofOriginal Word: καταφρονέωPart of Speech:
I despise, scornDefinition:
I despise, scorn, and show it by active insult, disregard.
2706 kataphronéō (from 2596 /katá, "down, according to," intensifying 5426 /phronéō, "regulating behavior from inner mind-set") – properly, view down, i.e. with a negative (hostile) outlook; to despise, thinking down on (thinking little of); esteem lightly, seeing as insignificant or detestable; to treat with contempt or disregard (BAGD); devalue; to depreciate (scorn); pay no regard to (because something seems of no account); " 'despise, scorn,' and show it by active insult" (Souter).
[2706 /kataphronéō (literally, "think down") refers to holding someone in contempt, deeming them unworthy and hence despised (scorned).]
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
to think little ofNASB Translation
despise (5), despising (1), disrespectful (1), look down (1), think lightly (1).