disesteem

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

dis- +‎ esteem

Noun[edit]

disesteem (uncountable)

  1. want of esteem; disregard.
    • Milton
      Disesteem and contempt of the public affairs.

Verb[edit]

disesteem (third-person singular simple present disesteems, present participle disesteeming, simple past and past participle disesteemed)

  1. To hold little or no esteem for; to consider worthless.

References[edit]

  • Chambers's Etymological Dictionary, 1896, p. 130

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