What does self-respect mean?

Definitions for self-respect

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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"


  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


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of self-respect in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of self-respect in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. John Herschel:

    Self-respect is the cornerstone of all virtue.

  2. Charles Joseph Joe Clark:

    Self-respect permeates every aspect of your life.

  3. Anuj Somany:

    Self-respect is inversely proportional to self-interest.

  4. Theodore Parker:

    Never violate the sacredness of your individual self-respect.

  5. H. L. Mencken:

    Self-respect: the secure feeling that no one, as yet, is suspicious.

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