disesteem

[ dis-i-steem ]
/ ˌdɪs ɪˈstim /

verb (used with object)

to hold in low regard; think unfavorably of.

noun

lack of esteem; disfavor; low regard.

Nearby words

  1. disepalous,
  2. disequilibrate,
  3. disequilibrium,
  4. disestablish,
  5. disestablishmentarian,
  6. diseur,
  7. diseuse,
  8. disfavor,
  9. disfavour,
  10. disfeature

Origin of disesteem

First recorded in 1585–95; dis-1 + esteem

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British Dictionary definitions for disesteem

disesteem

/ (ˌdɪsɪˈstiːm) /

verb

(tr) to think little of

noun

lack of esteem
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