succès d'estime

noun
suc·​cès d'es·​time | \ sək-ˌsā-ˌde-ˈstēm How to pronounce succès d'estime (audio) \

Definition of succès d'estime

: something (such as a work of art) that wins critical respect but not popular success also : the reception accorded such a piece

First Known Use of succès d'estime

1859, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for succès d'estime

French, literally, success of esteem

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“Succès d'estime.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/succ%C3%A8s%20d'estime. Accessed 19 January 2020.

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