Origin of Vilipend
Middle English vilipenden from Old French vilipender from Latin vīlipendere vīlis worthless wes-3 in Indo-European roots pendere to consider, weigh (s)pen- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From Middle English vilipenden, from Old French vilipender, from Latin vilipendere, from vilis (“worthless") + pendere (“to consider, weigh").
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