Esteem vs Null - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between esteem and null
is that esteem
is favourable regard while null
is zero, nil; the cardinal number before einn.
As a verb esteem
is to set a high value on; to regard with respect or reverence.
* esteeme (obsolete)
To set a high value on; to regard with respect or reverence.
* Bible, Job xxxvi. 19
- Will he esteem thy riches?
To regard something as valuable; to prize.
To look upon something in a particular way.
- You talk kindlier: we esteem you for it.
* Bible, Deuteronomy xxxii. 15
- Mary is an esteemed member of the community.
* Bishop Gardiner
- Then he forsook God, which made him, and lightly esteemed the Rock of his salvation.
- Thou shouldst (gentle reader) esteem his censure and authority to be of the more weighty credence.
* 1843 , '', book 3, ch. V, ''The English
- Famous men, whose scientific attainments were esteemed hardly less than supernatural.
(obsolete) To judge; to estimate; to appraise
- And greatly do I respect the solid character, — a blockhead, thou wilt say; yes, but a well- conditioned blockhead, and the best-conditioned, — who esteems all ‘Customs once solemnly acknowledged’ to be ultimate, divine, and the rule for a man to walk by, nothing doubting, not inquiring farther.
- The Earth, which I esteem unable to reflect the rays of the Sun.
A non-existent or empty value or set of values.
Zero]] quantity of [[expression, expressions; nothing.
Something that has no force or meaning.
(computing) the ASCII or Unicode character (), represented by a zero value, that indicates no character and is sometimes used as a string terminator.
(computing) the attribute of an entity that has no valid value.
- (Francis Bacon)
One of the beads in nulled work.
(statistics) null hypothesis
- Since no date of birth was entered for the patient, his age is null .
Having no validity, "null and void"
* 1924 , Marcel Proust, Within a Budding Grove :
absent or non-existent
(mathematics) of the null set
(mathematics) of or comprising a value of precisely zero
(genetics, of a mutation) causing a complete loss of gene function, amorphic.
- In proportion as we descend the social scale our snobbishness fastens on to mere nothings which are perhaps no more null than the distinctions observed by the aristocracy, but, being more obscure, more peculiar to the individual, take us more by surprise.
to nullify; to annul