You use esteemed to describe someone who you greatly admire and respect. [FORMAL]

He was esteemed by his neighbours...

It is indeed an honour to serve my country in such an esteemed position.

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  • esteemed — index famous, important (significant), influential, outstanding (prominent), popular, reputable …   Law dictionary

  • Esteemed — Esteem Es*teem , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Esteemed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Esteeming}.] [F. estimer, L. aestimare, aestumare, to value, estimate; perh. akin to Skr. ish to seek, strive, and E. ask. Cf. {Aim}, {Estimate}.] 1. To set a value on; to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • esteemed —   Hiwahiwa, aloalo, mahalo ia, hulu; ala (fig.).    ♦ Esteemed chief, hiwa lani.    ♦ Esteemed name, inoa ala.    ♦ The esteemed Mr. Smith, ka mea i mahalo ia, Mī Kamika …   English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • esteemed — es|teemed [ıˈsti:md] adj [usually before noun] formal respected and admired ▪ the esteemed French critic Olivier Boissiere ▪ highly esteemed scholars …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • esteemed — Synonyms and related words: admired, adored, appreciated, beloved, celebrated, cherished, conspicuous, creditable, darling, dear, dearly beloved, distinguished, eminent, estimable, exceptional, extraordinary, favorite, held dear, held in esteem,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • esteemed — un·esteemed; …   English syllables

  • esteemed — adjective having an illustrious reputation; respected our esteemed leader a prestigious author • Syn: ↑honored, ↑prestigious • Similar to: ↑reputable • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • esteemed — adjective respected, having respect or admiration from others …   Wiktionary

  • esteemed — es|teemed [ ı stimd ] adjective VERY FORMAL admired and respected …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • esteemed — adj. respected, honored, admired, valued es·teem || ɪ stiːm n. admiration, respect v. respect, honor, admire, value …   English contemporary dictionary

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