Despite

Despite: Preposition

despite LELB Society/dɪˈspaɪt/
preposition
without taking any notice of or being influenced by; not prevented by:
I still enjoyed the week despite the weather.
Despite repeated assurances that the product is safe, many people have stopped buying it.
despite /dɪˈspaɪt/
preposition
despite yourself If you do something despite yourself, you do it although you do not want to or although you know you should not:
He laughed despite himself.
She took the money from her mother’s purse, despite herself.

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