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esteemed

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(Entry 1 of 2)

having a good reputation especially in a field of knowledge
  • concerned about his heart, my grandfather went to see an esteemed cardiac specialist

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esteemed

verb
past tense of esteem

Synonyms & Antonyms of esteemed (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to think of in a particular way
  • I had esteemed the whole affair to be a colossal waste of time

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2 to think very highly or favorably of
  • although the works of the Impressionist painters are esteemed today, they met with scorn when they were introduced

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3 to have as an opinion
  • I should have esteemed it most unlikely that their marriage had any chance of success

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The first known use of esteemed was in 1549

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“Esteemed.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/esteemed. Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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