Not that another example is needed of how far in our esteem bankers and traders have fallen since the summer of 2007.
It signifies that art is a currency for gratitude and esteem, and that these works are measurable national treasures.
But before the former First Lady left the Obama Administration, the Tanzanian Ambassador wanted to give her a token of esteem.
As Reihan notes, Americans seem to esteem marriage as much as ever.
To do this, they had to acquire “the traits held in esteem by the dominant white Americans.”
Every one strove who should most express his esteem of the amiable accused.
You cannot give your friendship where you cannot give your esteem.
If you think I love you, and find me worthy of your esteem, that is sufficient regard for me.
Charles finished by rising in his own esteem for possessing such a wife.
It is a regard, an esteem for oneself, too great to allow one to stoop to anything base or mean.
mid-15c., from Middle French estimer (14c.), from Latin aestimare "to value, appraise," perhaps ultimately from *ais-temos "one who cuts copper," i.e. mints money (but de Vaan finds this "not very credible"). At first used as we would now use estimate; sense of "value, respect" is 1530s. Related: Esteemed; esteeming.
(also steem, extyme), mid-14c., "account, worth," from French estime, from estimer (see esteem (v.)). Meaning "high regard" is from 1610s.