- a mean or evil feeling toward another, characterized by the inclination to hurt, humiliate, annoy, frustrate, etc.; ill will; malice
- an instance of this; a grudge
- Obsolete something annoying or irritating
ME, aphetic < despite: see despite
transitive verb spited, spiting
to behave in a spiteful manner toward; vent one's spite upon by hurting, annoying, frustrating, etc.