Definition of misesteem in US English:

misesteem

noun

  • Lack of esteem or respect; disrespect, disfavour.

verb

rare
  • with object To lack respect for; to hold in too low esteem; to have a wrong estimation of.

Origin

Mid 19th century. From mis- + esteem, after misesteem or French mésestime<br>late 16th century. From mis- + esteem, probably after French mésestimer.