disesteem


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dis·es·teem

 (dĭs′ĭ-stēm′)
tr.v. dis·es·teemed, dis·es·teem·ing, dis·es·teems
To hold in disfavor.
n.
Lack of esteem; disfavor.

disesteem

(ˌdɪsɪˈstiːm)
vb
(tr) to think little of
n
lack of esteem

dis•es•teem

(ˌdɪs ɪˈstim)

v.t.
1. to hold in low regard.
n.
2. lack of esteem; disfavor.
[1585–95]

disesteem


Past participle: disesteemed
Gerund: disesteeming

Imperative
disesteem
disesteem
Present
I disesteem
you disesteem
he/she/it disesteems
we disesteem
you disesteem
they disesteem
Preterite
I disesteemed
you disesteemed
he/she/it disesteemed
we disesteemed
you disesteemed
they disesteemed
Present Continuous
I am disesteeming
you are disesteeming
he/she/it is disesteeming
we are disesteeming
you are disesteeming
they are disesteeming
Present Perfect
I have disesteemed
you have disesteemed
he/she/it has disesteemed
we have disesteemed
you have disesteemed
they have disesteemed
Past Continuous
I was disesteeming
you were disesteeming
he/she/it was disesteeming
we were disesteeming
you were disesteeming
they were disesteeming
Past Perfect
I had disesteemed
you had disesteemed
he/she/it had disesteemed
we had disesteemed
you had disesteemed
they had disesteemed
Future
I will disesteem
you will disesteem
he/she/it will disesteem
we will disesteem
you will disesteem
they will disesteem
Future Perfect
I will have disesteemed
you will have disesteemed
he/she/it will have disesteemed
we will have disesteemed
you will have disesteemed
they will have disesteemed
Future Continuous
I will be disesteeming
you will be disesteeming
he/she/it will be disesteeming
we will be disesteeming
you will be disesteeming
they will be disesteeming
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been disesteeming
you have been disesteeming
he/she/it has been disesteeming
we have been disesteeming
you have been disesteeming
they have been disesteeming
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been disesteeming
you will have been disesteeming
he/she/it will have been disesteeming
we will have been disesteeming
you will have been disesteeming
they will have been disesteeming
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been disesteeming
you had been disesteeming
he/she/it had been disesteeming
we had been disesteeming
you had been disesteeming
they had been disesteeming
Conditional
I would disesteem
you would disesteem
he/she/it would disesteem
we would disesteem
you would disesteem
they would disesteem
Past Conditional
I would have disesteemed
you would have disesteemed
he/she/it would have disesteemed
we would have disesteemed
you would have disesteemed
they would have disesteemed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.disesteem - the state in which esteem has been lost
dishonor, dishonour - a state of shame or disgrace; "he was resigned to a life of dishonor"
esteem, respect, regard - the condition of being honored (esteemed or respected or well regarded); "it is held in esteem"; "a man who has earned high regard"
Verb1.disesteem - have little or no respect for; hold in contempt
consider, regard, view, reckon, see - deem to be; "She views this quite differently from me"; "I consider her to be shallow"; "I don't see the situation quite as negatively as you do"
undervalue - esteem lightly
esteem, respect, value, prise, prize - regard highly; think much of; "I respect his judgement"; "We prize his creativity"

disesteem

verb
To have or express an unfavorable opinion of:
noun
Unfavorable opinion or judgment:
Translations
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With all the security which love of another and disesteem of him could give to the peace of mind he was attacking, his continued attentions--continued, but not obtrusive, and adapting themselves more and more to the gentleness and delicacy of her character--obliged her very soon to dislike him less than formerly.
He had persistently elevated Hellenic Paganism at the expense of Christianity; yet in that civilization an illegal surrender was not certain disesteem.
Garth delivered this awful sentence with much majesty of enunciation, and Letty felt that between repressed volubility and general disesteem, that of the Romans inclusive, life was already a painful affair.
dignity and utmost gravity, and held in hereditary disesteem by a
Containing infallible nostrums for procuring universal disesteem and hatred.