Definitions for self-respect

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

self′-respect′(n.)

  1. proper esteem or regard for the dignity of one's character.

Origin of self-respect:

1605–15

self′-respect′ful(adj.)

self′-respect′ing(adj.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. self-respect(noun)ˈɛlfpˈɔrtrət

    the feeling of being proud of and liking yourself

    a loss of dignity and self-respect

Wiktionary

  1. self-respect(Noun)

    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?

  2. Origin: self + respect

Webster Dictionary

  1. Self-respect(noun)

    respect for one's self; regard for one's character; laudable self-esteem


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

self-respect(noun)

respect for oneself and concern for one's reputation

Well-known personalities should have more self-respect than to take part in television advertising.

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