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.

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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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