Definitions for esteem
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word esteem.
esteem, regard, respectnoun
the condition of being honored (esteemed or respected or well regarded)
"it is held in esteem"; "a man who has earned high regard"
a feeling of delighted approval and liking
respect, esteem, regardverb
an attitude of admiration or esteem
"she lost all respect for him"
respect, esteem, value, prize, priseverb
regard highly; think much of
"I respect his judgement"; "We prize his creativity"
think of, repute, regard as, look upon, look on, esteem, take to beverb
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"
To regard someone with respect
Esteem your elders, boy.
to regard something as valuable; to prize
to look upon something in a particular way
Mary is an esteemed member of the community
To judge; to estimate; to appraise
The Earth, which I esteem unable to reflect the rays of the Sun.
Etymology: First at end of 16th century; from estimer, from aestimare; see estimate, and aim, an older word, partly a doublet of esteem.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
High value; reverential regard.
Etymology: from the verb.
Who can see,
Without esteem for virtuous poverty,
Severe Fabritius, or can cease t’ admire
The ploughman consul in his coarse attire. John Dryden, Æn.
Both those poets lived in much esteem with good and holy men in orders. John Dryden, Fables, Preface.
I am not uneasy that many, whom I never had any esteem for, are likely to enjoy this world after me. Alexander Pope.
Etymology: estimer, French; æstimo, Latin.
The worth of all men by their end esteem,
And then due praise, or due reproach them yield. Fa. Queen.
I preferred her before sceptres and thrones, and esteemed riches nothing in comparison of her. Wisd. vii. 8.
Besides, those single forms she doth esteem,
And in her balance doth their values try. Davies.
Who would not be loved more, though he were esteemed less? Dryden.
One man esteemeth one day above another: another esteemeth every day alike. Rom. xiv. 5.
to set a value on; to appreciate the worth of; to estimate; to value; to reckon
to set a high value on; to prize; to regard with reverence, respect, or friendship
to form an estimate; to have regard to the value; to consider
estimation; opinion of merit or value; hence, valuation; reckoning; price
high estimation or value; great regard; favorable opinion, founded on supposed worth
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
es-tēm′, v.t. to set a high estimate or value on: to regard with respect or friendship: to consider or think.—n. high estimation or value: favourable regard.—p.adj. Esteemed′, respected.—adj. Es′timable, that can be estimated or valued: worthy of esteem: deserving our good opinion.—adv. Es′timably.—v.t. Es′timāte, to judge of the worth of a thing: to calculate.—n. reputation: a valuing in the mind: judgment or opinion of the worth or size of anything: a rough calculation: estimation.—n. Estimā′tion, act of estimating: a reckoning of value: esteem, honour: importance: conjecture.—adj. Es′timātive.—n. Es′timātor.—Hold in estimation, to esteem highly.—The estimates, accounts given before parliament showing the probable expenditure for the year. [Fr. estimer—L. æstimāre.]
The numerical value of esteem in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of esteem in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Self-esteem is the reputation we acquire with ourselves.
High self-esteem is a prerequisite to self-confidence and self-confidence is what it takes to influence or change other people's opinions, mindsets, lifestyles and emotions positively. Yes, that is that. Thus, be/remain self-confident.
Until you acknowledge and value yourself. People will for life take you for granted. Yes, nobody can/will dare to look down on you until you first look down on your own self. So, if you've lost your own self esteem i.e. your worth/ability, do endeavour to find/recover it and stand up for it as well anywhere/anytime.
Self esteem is the dough that makes us rise to the top, or fall to the bottom of the heap ~ Tiffani S. Hall, American Poet & Writer
In a special way I would like to express my esteem and gratitude to the religious women of the United States. What would the Church be without you? women of strength, fighters, with that spirit of courage which puts you on the front lines in the proclamation of the Gospel. To you, religious women, sisters and mothers of this people, I wish to say 'thank you', a big thank you... and to tell you that I love you very much.
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- почит, почитам, уважавам, уважениеBulgarian
- schätzen, Achtung, Wertschätzung, achten, ansehenGerman
- σέβομαι, εκτίμηση, εκτιμώ, υπόληψη, τρέφω σεβασμό, υπολήπτομαι, τρέφω εκτίμησηGreek
- kunnioittaa, kunnioitus, arvostaaFinnish
- respect, respecter, estimeFrench
- onair, urramScottish Gaelic
- waarderen, achten, prijzen, achtingDutch
- estimar, estimaPortuguese
- stimă, apreciaRomanian
- чтить, ценить, уважение, почитать, почтение, уважать, почётRussian
- aktning, vördnad, vördaSwedish
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