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disesteem

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of disesteem

  1. 1 refusal to accept as right or desirable <made clear his disesteem of her decision to pursue an acting career> Synonyms deprecation, disapprobation, discountenance, disapproval, disfavor, dislike, displeasureRelated Words disrelish, distaste; rejection, thumbs-down; blame, censure, condemnation, criticism, denunciation, dispraise, opprobrium, reprehension, reproach, reprobation; antagonism, antipathy, hostility; belittlement, disparagement, objection, oppositionNear Antonyms acclaim, commendation, praise; endorsement (also indorsement), sanction, thumbs-up; empathy, sympathyAntonyms approbation, approval, favor

  2. 2 the state of having lost the esteem of others <the medical researcher had fallen into great disesteem after having been caught faking her lab results> Synonyms discredit, disgrace, dishonor, disrepute, ignominy, infamy, obloquy, odium, opprobrium, reproach, shameRelated Words scandal; contempt, despite, disdain, scorn; deprecation, disapprobation, disapproval, disfavor; abasement, debasement, debasing, degradation, dust, humbling, humiliation; blot, brand, shadow, slur, smirch, spot, stain, stigma, taintNear Antonyms admiration, appreciation, estimation, regard; awe, fear, reverence; fame, glory, renown, reputeAntonyms esteem, honor, respect




disesteem

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of disesteem

  1. to hold an unfavorable opinion of <a survey showing that both candidates are disesteemed by the majority of eligible voters> Synonyms deprecate, discountenance, disapprove, disfavor, dislike, frown (on or upon), mislike, reprove, tsk-tsk, tut (over or about), tut-tut (over or about)Related Words disrelish, object (to), pooh-pooh (also pooh), reject, reprehend, reprobate, scorn; censure, condemn, criticize, denounce, discommend; chide, rebuke, reproach, scoldNear Antonyms endorse (also indorse), sanction, support; adore, delight (in), dig, enjoy, fancy, groove (on), love, relish, revel (in)Antonyms approve, favor, like




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