transitive verbmis·es·teemed, mis·es·teem·ing, mis·es·teems
- (archaic) Lack of esteem; disrespect.
- The daily sight of this my sovereign's sweet humility, and his detachment from earthly things, works in me a contagious misesteem for this brief life [â€¦] â€” Georgina Fullerton.
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Websterâ€™s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
Compare French mÃ©sestime.