Main definitions of misesteem in English

: misesteem1misesteem2

misesteem1

Pronunciation /ˌmɪsɪˈstiːm/ /ˌmɪsɛˈstiːm/

noun

  • Lack of esteem or respect; disrespect, disfavour.

Origin

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

Main definitions of misesteem in English

: misesteem1misesteem2

misesteem2

Pronunciation /ˌmɪsɪˈstiːm/ /ˌmɪsɛˈstiːm/

verb

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

Origin

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