One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Lack of esteem or respect; disrespect, disfavour.
with object To lack respect for; to hold in too low esteem; to have a wrong estimation of.
Mid 19th century. From mis- + esteem, after misesteem or French mésestime<br>late 16th century. From mis- + esteem, probably after French mésestimer.
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