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self-es·teem

(sĕlf′ĭ-stēm′)
n.
Pride in oneself; self-respect.

self-esteem

n
1. respect for or a favourable opinion of oneself
2. an unduly high opinion of oneself; vanity

self′-esteem′



n.
self-respect.
[1650–60]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.self-esteem - a feeling of pride in yourself
pride, pridefulness - a feeling of self-respect and personal worth

self-esteem

noun self-respect, confidence, self-confidence, courage, vanity, boldness, self-reliance, self-assurance, self-regard, self-possession, amour-propre (French), faith in yourself, pride in yourself Poor self-esteem is at the centre of many difficulties.

self-esteem

noun
A sense of one's own dignity or worth:
Translations

self-esteem

[ˌselfɪsˈtiːm] Namor m propio

self-esteem

[ˌsɛlfɪsˈtiːm] nstima di sé

self-esteem

(selfiˈstiːm) noun
a person's respect for himself. My self-esteem suffered when I failed the exam.

self-esteem

n autoestima
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