Antonyms of noun esteem

1 of 3 senses of esteem

Sense 1
esteem, regard, respect -- (the condition of being honored (esteemed or respected or well regarded); "it is held in esteem"; "a man who has earned high regard")
       Antonym of disesteem (Sense 1)
      => disesteem -- (the state in which esteem has been lost)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun esteem

3 senses of esteem

Sense 1
esteem, regard, respect -- (the condition of being honored (esteemed or respected or well regarded); "it is held in esteem"; "a man who has earned high regard")
       => honor, honour, laurels -- (the state of being honored)

Sense 2
admiration, esteem -- (a feeling of delighted approval and liking)
       => liking -- (a feeling of pleasure and enjoyment; "I've always had a liking for reading"; "she developed a liking for gin")

Sense 3
respect, esteem, regard -- (an attitude of admiration or esteem; "she lost all respect for him")
       => attitude, mental attitude -- (a complex mental state involving beliefs and feelings and values and dispositions to act in certain ways; "he had the attitude that work was fun")

Antonyms of verb esteem

1 of 2 senses of esteem

Sense 1
respect, esteem, value, prize, prise -- (regard highly; think much of; "I respect his judgement"; "We prize his creativity")
       Antonym of disesteem (Sense 1)
      => disrespect, disesteem -- (have little or no respect for; hold in contempt)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb esteem

2 senses of esteem

Sense 1
respect, esteem, value, prize, prise -- (regard highly; think much of; "I respect his judgement"; "We prize his creativity")
       => see, consider, reckon, view, regard -- (deem to be; "She views this quite differently from me"; "I consider her to be shallow"; "I don't see the situation quite as negatively as you do")

Sense 2
think of, repute, regard as, look upon, look on, esteem, take to be -- (look on as or consider; "she looked on this affair as a joke"; "He thinks of himself as a brilliant musician"; "He is reputed to be intelligent")
       => think, believe, consider, conceive -- (judge or regard; look upon; judge; "I think he is very smart"; "I believe her to be very smart"; "I think that he is her boyfriend"; "The racist conceives such people to be inferior")

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