[ US /əˈstim/ ]
[ UK /ɛstˈiːm/ ]
[ UK /ɛstˈiːm/ ]
the condition of being honored (esteemed or respected or well regarded)
it is held in esteem
a man who has earned high regard
an attitude of admiration or esteem
she lost all respect for him
- a feeling of delighted approval and liking
regard highly; think much of
I respect his judgement
We prize his creativity
look on as or consider
He thinks of himself as a brilliant musician
she looked on this affair as a joke
He is reputed to be intelligent
How To Use esteem In A Sentence
- He is an honourable person respected and held in esteem by his colleagues.
- I again affirm that I need make no apology for attaching my name to that of one so worthy the esteem of his co-dogs, ay, and co-cats too; for in spite of the differences which have so often raised up a barrier between the members of his race and ours, not even the noblest among us could be degraded by raising a "mew" to the honour of such a thoroughly honest dog. The Adventures of a Dog, and a Good Dog Too
- It takes years to build up your image and esteem to the point where the your inner sense of worth meets your outer sense.
- A person today who seems to have a great sense of self-esteem has his or her childhood days to thank for it. Stephen Richards
- He was called to the Irish bar in 1951 and has earned a reputation as an esteemed playwright, poet and biographer.
- Self-esteem is the need to feel good about oneself and self-actualisation is the need to reach one's full potential.
- We have had reports from a high percentage of attendees that their levels of self-esteem and confidence have increased considerably.
- The foundation of lasting self- confidence and self esteem is excellence, mastery of your work. Brian Tracy
- The teacher who can break a mainspring first and keep it from getting mended, is often the most esteemed in the community. The Lost Art of Reading
- When Kwan shocked Hong Kong by coming out, he was already established as one of the city's best filmmakers, esteemed for his finely tuned aesthetics and perfectly realized tragic heroines.