To do this, they had to acquire “the traits held in esteem by the dominant white Americans.”
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.
Losing our esteem can make us want to comfort-eat, and losing income drives poor food choices.
As Reihan notes, Americans seem to esteem marriage as much as ever.
Every one strove who should most express his esteem of the amiable accused.
What other form of government, indeed, can so well deserve our esteem and love?
If you think I love you, and find me worthy of your esteem, that is sufficient regard for me.
Amelia, however, succeeded only in raising herself in his esteem.
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.