self-worth


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self-worth

(sĕlf′wûrth′)
n.
Self-esteem; self-respect.

self-worth

n
respect for or a favourable opinion of oneself

self′-worth′



n.
the sense of one's own value or worth as a person; self-esteem; self-respect.
[1960–65]
self′-wor′thiness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.self-worth - the quality of being worthy of esteem or respect; "it was beneath his dignity to cheat"; "showed his true dignity when under pressure"
pride, pridefulness - a feeling of self-respect and personal worth
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