misesteem

verb
mis·​es·​teem | \ ˌmi-sə-ˈstēm How to pronounce misesteem (audio) \
misesteemed; misesteeming; misesteems

Definition of misesteem

transitive verb

: to esteem wrongly especially : to hold in too little regard

First Known Use of misesteem

circa 1595, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of misesteem was circa 1595

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