self-regard


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self-re·gard

(sĕlf′rĭ-gärd′)
n.
1. Consideration of oneself or one's interests.
2. Self-respect.

self-regard

n
1. concern for one's own interest
2. proper esteem for oneself

self′-regard′



n.
1. consideration of oneself or one's own interests.
[1585–95]
self′-regard′ing, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.self-regard - 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

self-regard

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

self-regard

[ˌselfrɪˈgɑːd] Namor m propio (pej) → egoísmo m
References in classic literature ?
He had called up a state of feeling in which the reasons which had acted on her conscience seemed to be transmitted into mere self-regard.
His smug self-regard doesn't seem entirely unfounded, both in love and at work.
The real villains are Gray, whose slavish devotion to Butler cost her daughter her life, but especially Ben Butler, a modern-day monster of rage, cruelty and self-regard who was jailed for a minimum of 23 years yesterday.
Arnold was impetuous, greedy and consumed with self-regard.
Nicholas McGeehan, a researcher at Human Rights Watch said, The Ministry of Happiness sounds sort of Orwellian and sinister given that this is a surveillance state, but it is in line with their quite high self-regard.
Last week, Bulgaria's Deputy PM even announced after a visit to Bucharest that Sofia had to follow the Romanian example by setting up institutions similar to the National Anticorruption Directorate, a Romanian body that has boosted the judiciary's independence ald self-regard and has helped bring trials against otherwise influential politicians and businessmen to a successful end.
Empower yourselves if you're going to get silly about a guy with maybe a little bit more of a, sort of, you know, a high-regard, self-regard thing.
Bullying impacts schools in various ways: student performance and self-regard, and it creates an environment of hostility in schools.
Young adults' self-regard takes a blow in hard economic times.
Barton's mistake was not to invoke the analogy of an ugly girl but to crumble so easily before a tsunami of synthetic "shock" from a bunch of professional halopolishers riding high on their own self-regard.
Research has shown that adversity tempers narcissism, leading Bianchi to wonder whether economic downturns might dampen such inflated self-regard.
prurience of your self-regard before you curse and dismiss him.