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Definition 1: an attitude of admiration or esteem - [noun denoting cognition]

Samples where esteem or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • she lost all respect for him

Synonyms for esteem in the sense of this definition

(esteem is a kind of ...) a complex mental state involving beliefs and feelings and values and dispositions to act in certain ways

"he had the attitude that work was fun"

(... is a kind of esteem ) the respect with which a person is held

"they had a high estimation of his ability"

Definition 2: a feeling of delighted approval and liking - [noun denoting feeling]

Synonyms for esteem in the sense of this definition

(esteem is a kind of ...) a feeling of pleasure and enjoyment

"I've always had a liking for reading" "she developed a liking for gin"

(... is a kind of esteem ) admiration for Britain and British customs

(... is a kind of esteem ) admiration for great men (or their memory)

(... is a kind of esteem ) admiration for Greece and the Greeks and Greek customs

(... is a kind of esteem ) admiration for women

Definition 3: the condition of being honored (esteemed or respected or well regarded) - [noun denoting state]

Samples where esteem or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • it is held in esteem
  • a man who has earned high regard

Synonyms for esteem in the sense of this definition

(esteem is a kind of ...) the state of being honored

(... is a kind of esteem ) high level of respect gained by impressive development or achievement

"a man of great stature"

Definition 4: look on as or consider - [verb of cognition]

Samples where esteem or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • she looked on this affair as a joke
  • He thinks of himself as a brilliant musician
  • He is reputed to be intelligent

Synonyms for esteem in the sense of this definition

(esteem is a kind of ...) 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"

Definition 5: regard highly; think much of - [verb of cognition]

Samples where esteem or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • I respect his judgement
  • We prize his creativity

Synonyms for esteem in the sense of this definition

(esteem is a kind of ...) 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"

(... is a kind of esteem ) esteem very highly

"She thinks the world of her adviser"

(... is a kind of esteem ) regard with feelings of respect and reverence; consider hallowed or exalted or be in awe of

"Fear God as your father" "We venerate genius"

(... is a kind of esteem ) feel admiration for

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