Esteem - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ɪˈstiːm|  American pronunciation of the word esteem
Brit.  |ɪˈstiːm|  British pronunciation of the word esteem

noun

- the condition of being honored (esteemed or respected or well regarded)(syn: regard, respect)
- a feeling of delighted approval and liking (syn: admiration)
- an attitude of admiration or esteem (syn: regard, respect)

verb

- regard highly; think much of (syn: prise, prize, respect, value)
- look on as or consider (syn: repute)

Examples

She has won esteem for her work with cancer patients.

...an athlete who is held in great esteem by her peers...

...I had esteemed the whole affair to be a colossal waste of time....

...although the works of the Impressionist painters are esteemed today, they met with scorn when they were introduced...

He had never esteemed my opinion.

The critics held him in high esteem as an actor.

Please accept the small gift we enclose as a mark of our esteem.

Peden was greatly esteemed by the people of Ayrshire.

He was esteemed as a literary wit.

It was a relationship founded on mutual esteem.

In order to build your self esteem, set yourself targets you can reach.

As an educationalist, he was held in very high esteem.

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