Associations to the word «Esteem»


ESTEEM, noun. Favourable regard
ESTEEM, verb. To set a high value on; to regard with respect or reverence.
ESTEEM, verb. To regard something as valuable; to prize.
ESTEEM, verb. To look upon something in a particular way.
ESTEEM, verb. (obsolete) To judge; to estimate; to appraise

Dictionary definition

ESTEEM, noun. The condition of being honored (esteemed or respected or well regarded); "it is held in esteem"; "a man who has earned high regard".
ESTEEM, noun. A feeling of delighted approval and liking.
ESTEEM, noun. An attitude of admiration or esteem; "she lost all respect for him".
ESTEEM, verb. Regard highly; think much of; "I respect his judgement"; "We prize his creativity".
ESTEEM, verb. 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".

Wise words

A word is not a crystal, transparent and unchanged; it is the skin of a living thought and may vary greatly in color and content according to the circumstances and time in which it is used.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.