[ ih-steemd ]
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  1. regarded highly or favorably; respected or admired: Her teaching ability, leadership skills, and winsome personality made her a highly esteemed member of the school staff.

  1. the simple past tense and past participle of esteem.

Origin of esteemed

First recorded in 1545–55; esteem + -ed2 for the adjective; esteem + -ed1 for the verb

Other words from esteemed

  • un·es·teemed, adjective
  • well-es·teemed, adjective

Words Nearby esteemed Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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