self-respecting


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self-re·spect

(sĕlf′rĭ-spĕkt′)
n.
Due respect for oneself, one's character, and one's conduct.

self′-re·spect′ing adj.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.self-respecting - having or showing self-esteem
proud - feeling self-respect or pleasure in something by which you measure your self-worth; or being a reason for pride; "proud parents"; "proud of his accomplishments"; "a proud moment"; "proud to serve his country"; "a proud name"; "proud princes"
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self-respecting

adjective
Properly valuing oneself, one's honor, or one's dignity:
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Translations

self-respecting

[ˌselfrɪsˈpektɪŋ] ADJque tiene amor propio
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

self-respecting

[ˌsɛlfrɪsˈpɛktɪŋ] adjdignitoso/a
no self-respecting Englishman would do such a thing → nessun inglese che si rispetti farebbe una cosa simile
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

self-respect

(selfriˈspekt) 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.
ˌself-reˈspecting adjective
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References in classic literature ?
No self-respecting girl could dream of doing such a thing.
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We are struggling to re-establish ourselves as a self-respecting nation with our own identity.
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By far the best track on her lauded Soul Sessions album, this track will have every self-respecting lady demanding "Are You Diggin' On Me?" of the man of her dreams.
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TIME WAS, A self-respecting augur or necromancer could ply her trade in San Francisco without the long arm of the nanny state reaching into her pocket for money and the right paperwork.