Roberto Ferri (born 1978) Italian artist
art for today:
painting by Eric Lacombe
1. Archaic: malicious; cruel; spiteful.
2. Archaic: full of contempt or ill will; opprobrious; insulting.
Etymology: variant of Middle English despitous < Anglo-French; Old French despiteus, equivalent to despit, “despite , “malice” + -eus -eous, an adjectival suffix with the meanings “composed of,” “resembling, having the nature of”.