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")

Antonyms of adj esteemed

1 sense of esteemed

Sense 1
esteemed, honored, prestigious -- (having an illustrious reputation; respected; "our esteemed leader"; "a prestigious author")

INDIRECT (VIA reputable) -> disreputable -- (lacking respectability in character or behavior or appearance)

Similarity of adj esteemed

1 sense of esteemed

Sense 1
esteemed, honored, prestigious -- (having an illustrious reputation; respected; "our esteemed leader"; "a prestigious author")
       => reputable (vs. disreputable) -- (having a good reputation; "a reputable business"; "a reputable scientist"; "a reputable wine")

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