Synonyms of spite in English:

spite


See definition of spite

noun

1‘he'd think I was saying it out of spite’

SYNONYMS

malice, maliciousness, ill will, ill feeling, spitefulness, bitterness, animosity, hostility, antagonism, enmity, resentment, resentfulness, rancour, malevolence, venom, spleen, gall, malignance, malignity, evil intentions, envy, hate, hatred, vengeance, vengefulness, vindictiveness

nastiness, mean-spiritedness, meanness

informal bitchiness, cattiness

literary maleficence

ANTONYMS

benevolence, goodwill, affection


verb

1‘I used to worry that you would make trouble, just to spite Martin’

SYNONYMS

upset, hurt, wound, distress, injure

annoy, irritate, vex, displease, provoke, gall, peeve, pique, offend, put out

thwart, foil, frustrate

informal aggravate, rile, miff

vulgar slang piss off

ANTONYMS

please


Phrases

    in spite of

      ‘in spite of their mutual dislike, he had helped her’

      SYNONYMS

      despite, notwithstanding, regardless of, for all

      undeterred by, in defiance of, in the face of

      even though, although