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self-respect (n.)

also self respect, "proper regard for and care of the dignity of one's person and character," 1795, from self- + respect (n.). Related: Self-respecting (1744).

updated on April 24, 2022

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Definitions of self-respect from WordNet

self-respect (n.)
the quality of being worthy of esteem or respect;
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