Main definitions of misesteem in English

: misesteem1misesteem2

misesteem1

noun

  • Lack of esteem or respect; disrespect, disfavour.

Pronunciation

misesteem

/ˌmɪsɪˈstiːm/ /ˌmɪsɛˈstiːm/

Origin

Mid 19th century. From mis- + esteem, after misesteem or French mésestime.

Main definitions of misesteem in English

: misesteem1misesteem2

misesteem2

verb

rare
  • To lack respect for; to hold in too low esteem; to have a wrong estimation of.

Pronunciation

misesteem

/ˌmɪsɪˈstiːm/ /ˌmɪsɛˈstiːm/

Origin

Late 16th century. From mis- + esteem, probably after French mésestimer.