What does the word spite mean?

Usage examples for spite

  1. Besides, he's got a spite against me. – Frank's Campaign or the Farm and the Camp by Horatio Alger, Jr.
  2. Can you- can you trust me again in spite of it? – Audrey Craven by May Sinclair
  3. Grizel cried, and for her sake Tommy tried to look bright, but his head shook in spite of him. – Tommy and Grizel by J.M. Barrie