misesteem

verb

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

transitive verb

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

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1595, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of misesteem was circa 1595

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“Misesteem.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/misesteem. Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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