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 for disesteem
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Disesteem \Dis`es*teem"\, n.
     Want of esteem; low estimation, inclining to dislike;
     disfavor; disrepute.
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           Disesteem and contempt of the public affairs. --Milton.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Disesteem \Dis`es*teem"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Disesteemed; p.
     pr. & vb. n. Disesteeming.]
     1. To feel an absence of esteem for; to regard with disfavor
        or slight contempt; to slight.
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              But if this sacred gift you disesteem. --Denham.
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              Qualities which society does not disesteem. --Ld.
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     2. To deprive of esteem; to bring into disrepute; to cause to
        be regarded with disfavor. [Obs.]
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              What fables have you vexed, what truth redeemed,
              Antiquities searched, opinions disesteemed? --B.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: the state in which esteem has been lost [ant: esteem,
           regard, respect]
      v 1: have little or no respect for; hold in contempt [syn:
           disrespect, disesteem] [ant: esteem, prise,
           prize, respect, value]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  75 Moby Thesaurus words for "disesteem":
     bad character, bad name, bad odor, bad report, bad reputation,
     bad repute, ban, be disrespectful, be overfamiliar with, blackball,
     blackballing, complaint, deprecate, dim view, disagreement,
     disappointment, disapprobation, disapproval, discommend,
     discontent, discontentedness, discontentment, discountenance,
     discourtesy, discredit, disenchantment, disfavor, disgruntlement,
     dishonor, disillusion, disillusionment, disparage, disparagement,
     displeasure, disrespect, disrespectfulness, dissatisfaction,
     dissent, distaste, evil repute, exclusion, frown, ill fame,
     ill repute, ill-favor, impudence, indignation, insolence,
     irreverence, lack of respect, low estimation, low opinion,
     make free with, not respect, object, objection, opposition,
     opposure, ostracism, poor reputation, protest, public dishonor,
     rank low, rejection, ridicule, shady reputation, shame,
     show disrespect for, take a liberty, take liberties with,
     thumbs-down, treat with disrespect, trifle with, unhappiness,
     unsavory reputation

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