from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To hold in disfavor.
- n. Lack of esteem; disfavor.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. want of esteem; disregard.
- v. To hold little or no esteem for; to consider worthless.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Want of esteem; low estimation, inclining to dislike; disfavor; disrepute.
- transitive v. To feel an absence of esteem for; to regard with disfavor or slight contempt; to slight.
- transitive v. To deprive of esteem; to bring into disrepute; to cause to be regarded with disfavor.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To regard without esteem; consider with disregard, disapprobation, dislike, or slight contempt; slight.
- To bring into disrepute or disfavor; lower in esteem or estimation
- n. Want of esteem; slight dislike; disregard.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the state in which esteem has been lost
- v. have little or no respect for; hold in contempt
dis- + esteem (Wiktionary)