esteem esteem  /ə ˈstim/


  1. (n) the condition of being honored (esteemed or respected or well regarded)
  2. (n) a feeling of delighted approval and liking
  3. (n) an attitude of admiration or esteem
  4. (v) regard highly; think much of
  5. (v) look on as or consider



  1. A study finds that bit of celebrity worship can boost self-esteem.
  2. And neither are Barney-style self-esteem mantras.
  3. The girls read a novel called Lake Rescue, whose protagonist is an overweight preteen who struggles with low self-esteem, feelings of isolation and teasing because of her size.


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    Diet Doc now offers new medically designed and supervised prescription hCG diet plans that generate safe and rapid weight loss, capable of helping to improve poor self-image and self-esteem for those that suffer from weight-related depression. (PRWeb June 15, 2013) Read the full story at
    on June 15, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  2. Kanye West's 7 Most Obnoxious Quotes in the New York Times Interview

    One flaw Kanye West clearly doesn't have is low self-esteem. In an epic interview with The New York Times , the rapper, whose new album Yeezus drops June 18, unleashed a flurry of assertions about his place in history, his artistic talents, and his cultural influence.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: US Weekly

  3. Shohet Ear Associates Establishes First Esteem-Certified Audiologist Network in Southern California

    Shohet Ear Associates is partnering with nine Southern California audiology practices to make the "invisible" Esteem® Hearing Implant widely available to candidates for the device. Patients interested ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance


  1. "Shalom! It is with joy that I come here just a few hours before the celebration of your Pesah (Passover), to express my respect and esteem for the Jewish community of New York City," Benedict told some 400 people gathered at the synagogue.
    on Apr 18, 2008 By: Pope Benedict XVI Source: AFP

  2. Sir Patrick said his knighthood - announced in the New Year Honours List - had been "an unlooked-for honour". "The knights of the theatre represented to me not only the pinnacle of the profession but the esteem in which the profession was...
    on Jun 2, 2010 By: Patrick Stewart Source: BBC News

  3. Abraham Lincoln said, "If you once forfeit the confidence of your fellow citizens, you can never regain their respect and esteem. It is true that you may fool all of the people some of the time; you can even fool some of the people all the time; but...
    on Nov 9, 2005 By: Abraham Lincoln Source: OpEdNews

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