Definitions for self-respect
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word self-respect
dignity, self-respect, self-regard, self-worth(noun)
the quality of being worthy of esteem or respect
"it was beneath his dignity to cheat"; "showed his true dignity when under pressure"
The knowledge of one's own worth, valuing one's self; pride.
If you have no self-respect you can't respect others, because what value would you offer someone by giving the respect of one who is as lowly as you view yourself?
Origin: self + respect
respect for one's self; regard for one's character; laudable self-esteem
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Self-respect is the cornerstone of all virtue.
Self-respect permeates every aspect of your life.
Never violate the sacredness of your individual self-respect.
Self-respect: the secure feeling that no one, as yet, is suspicious.
Self-respect is nothing to hide behind. When you need it most it isn't there.
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Translations for self-respect
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- dignité personnelle, respect de soiFrench
- fèin-urramScottish Gaelic
- arrym er heneManx
- թասիբ, արժանապատվություն, ինքնասիրությունArmenian
- 自尊心, 自尊Japanese
- vergonha na cara, orgulho, auto respeitoPortuguese
- respect de sineRomanian
- самоуважение, чувство собственного достоинстваRussian
- lòng tự trọngVietnamese
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