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.
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"

self-respecting

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

self-respecting

[ˌselfrɪsˈpektɪŋ] ADJque tiene amor propio

self-respecting

[ˌsɛlfrɪsˈpɛktɪŋ] adjdignitoso/a
no self-respecting Englishman would do such a thing → nessun inglese che si rispetti farebbe una cosa simile

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
References in classic literature ?
No self-respecting girl could dream of doing such a thing.
Garth Crooks said every self-respecting black player in the Italian League should strike this weekend unless Sulley Muntari's one-match ban is withdrawn.
We are struggling to re-establish ourselves as a self-respecting nation with our own identity.
No self-respecting fan allows the directors of their club to take them for fools.
And the dream of any self-respecting would-be ballroom dancer, according to those who have done so, would be to fall into step with Dulaine.
First, it's hard for me to believe that any self-respecting black writer, regardless of his or her identification with American--style racism and police brutality, can look at a case like the Amadou Diallo murder and feel sympathy for policemen who riddled an unarmed man with more than 41 bullet holes.
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.
Carrie (Sarah Jessica Parker) reads Berger's novel and loves it, but can't resist teasing him about the fact that its heroine wears a hair scrunchy -apparently in real life, no self-respecting New Yorker would commit such a fashion faux pas.
What self-respecting reader (especially one of middle school age) wouldn't want to know why the baby birds in the "devious.
Ads suggested that power appliances were tools that any self-respecting man could use comfortably.