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.
the simple past tense and past participle of esteem.
- un·es·teemed, adjective
- well-es·teemed, adjective
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How to use esteemed in a sentence
Edelman also found more people trust businesses than they do NGOs, and business leaders are held in higher esteem than political leaders.The Public Trusts Businesses Over Government to Solve Our Problems. But We Need Both to Try | Colin Mayer | February 3, 2021 | Time
And why would the Innocence Project, an esteemed group dedicated to freeing the wrongly imprisoned, have framed an innocent man?Wrongly Imprisoned for 15 Years Thanks to an Innocence Project | Jacob Siegel | November 13, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Theda Skocpol, the esteemed Harvard social scientist, agrees with Cohen that they will set up the exchanges.
An esteemed historian of Southern culinary culture, Ferris had all the utensils to do some serious carving on Paula Deen.
“My esteemed mentor, Boris Fruman, showed us 100 slides of stills from films,” says Granik.Life After ‘Winter’s Bone’: Debra Granik on Finding J. Law and the Plight of the Female Director | Marlow Stern | October 24, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Ross is an esteemed paleontologist and university professor.
He was afterwards a member of the Massachusetts senate, and much esteemed as a physician and a patriot.
He was professor of oriental languages; his dissertations on various subjects of criticism and antiquity were highly esteemed.
Louis Bourdaloue died; esteemed the best preacher that France ever produced.
The trader smiled knowingly, for he knew that the major esteemed himself the best.Hunting the Lions | R.M. Ballantyne
His directors esteemed him highly, and the officers of the company were all sincerely attached to him.Fifty Years of Railway Life in England, Scotland and Ireland | Joseph Tatlow