succès d'estime

[syk-se des-teem]

noun French.

success won by reason of merit and critical respect rather than by popularity.

Nearby words

  1. succumb,
  2. succursal,
  3. succus,
  4. succuss,
  5. succussion,
  6. succès de scandale,
  7. succès fou,
  8. such,
  9. such and such,
  10. such as

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British Dictionary definitions for succes d'estime

succès d'estime

noun plural succès d'estime

success, as of a book, play, etc, based on the appreciation of the critics rather than popular acclaim

Word Origin for succès d'estime

literally: success of esteem

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