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disesteem

[ dis-i-steem ]
/ ˌdɪs ɪˈstim /
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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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