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disesteem

[dis-i-steem] /ˌdɪs ɪˈstim/
verb (used with object)
1.
to hold in low regard; think unfavorably of.
noun
2.
lack of esteem; disfavor; low regard.
Origin
1585-1595
1585-95; dis-1 + esteem
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British Dictionary definitions for disesteem

disesteem

/ˌdɪsɪˈstiːm/
verb
1.
(transitive) to think little of
noun
2.
lack of esteem
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