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Synonyms and Antonyms of esteemed

  1. having a good reputation especially in a field of knowledge <concerned about his heart, my grandfather went to see an esteemed cardiac specialist> Synonyms respectable, estimable, name, prestigious, recognized, reputable, reputed, respectedRelated Words honorable, venerable, worthy; creditable, good, praiseworthy; celebrated, distinguished, famed, famous, honored, illustrious, notable, prominent, redoubtable, renowned, well-knownNear Antonyms seedy, shadowy, shady; no-name, obscure, undistinguished, unknownAntonyms disreputable

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