disesteem


1dis·es·teem

verb \ˌdis-ə-ˈstēm\

Definition of DISESTEEM

transitive verb
:  to regard with disfavor

Examples of DISESTEEM

  1. <a survey showing that both candidates are disesteemed by the majority of eligible voters>

First Known Use of DISESTEEM

1594

2disesteem

noun

Definition of DISESTEEM

Examples of DISESTEEM

  1. <made clear his disesteem of her decision to pursue an acting career>
  2. <the medical researcher had fallen into great disesteem after having been caught faking her lab results>

First Known Use of DISESTEEM

1603

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