verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
Origin of deem
Examples from the Web for deeming
Then Ultron materializes, deeming the Avengers “unworthy,” before summoning a fleet of drone suits to attack the heroes.‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ Unmasked: Robert Downey Jr. and Co. Speak at Comic-Con|Annaliza Savage|July 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Unfortunately, no studios jumped at the project, deeming it too weird and inaccessible for a mainstream audience.
Deeming it to be “adulterated and misbranded,” they dyed the milk blue.Wisconsin Farmer to Stand Trial for Selling Raw Milk|Sarah Begley|May 12, 2013|DAILY BEAST
After deeming earlier death-penalty rulings unconstitutional, the court had now upheld another one.
As Winslet tried to keep her mouth upturned, Rinna frantically back-pedaled, deeming her the most beautiful woman at ceremony.
Deeming this a good one, and beneficial to the new States, he was for taking it.Thirty Years' View (Vol. I of 2)|Thomas Hart Benton
Not deeming the expense worth dividing, I let him pay for such advantage as I had derived from the priests intercession.Hours of Exercise in the Alps|John Tyndall
Betty was hardly used to such waiting on the part of her visitors; as a rule they came in, deeming questions superfluous.The Furnace|Rose Macaulay
I says deeming it slang language “O sir explain for a loving grandmother what Monkey!”Mrs. Lirriper's Lodgings|Charles Dickens
From your other orators I differ in deeming any discussion irrelevant respecting the Chersonese or Byzantium.
British Dictionary definitions for deeming
Word Origin for deem
Word Origin and History for deeming
Old English deman "to judge, condemn, think, compute," from root of dom (see doom (n.)). Originally "to pronounce judgment" as well as "to form an opinion." The two judges of the Isle of Man were called deemsters in 17c., a title formerly common throughout England and Scotland and preserved in the surname Dempster.