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succès d'estime

noun succès d'es·time \-ˌdes-ˈtēm\

Definition of SUCCÈS D'ESTIME

:  something (as a work of art) that wins critical respect but not popular success; also :  the reception accorded such a piece

Origin of SUCCÈS D'ESTIME

French, literally, success of esteem
First Known Use: 1859

Rhymes with SUCCÈS D'ESTIME

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