Disesteemed
Disesteem Dis`es*teem", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Disesteemed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Disesteeming}.] 1. To feel an absence of esteem for; to regard with disfavor or slight contempt; to slight. [1913 Webster]

But if this sacred gift you disesteem. --Denham. [1913 Webster]

Qualities which society does not disesteem. --Ld. Lytton. [1913 Webster]

2. To deprive of esteem; to bring into disrepute; to cause to be regarded with disfavor. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

What fables have you vexed, what truth redeemed, Antiquities searched, opinions disesteemed? --B. Jonson. [1913 Webster]


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