self-esteem
noun Date: 1657 1. a confidence and satisfaction in oneself ; self-respect 2. self-conceit

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  • self-esteem — self es teem n [U] the feeling of being satisfied with your own abilities, and that you deserve to be liked or respected →↑self respect raise/build (up)/boost sb s self esteem ▪ Playing a sport can boost a girl s self esteem. ▪ students sense of… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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  • Self Esteem — «Self Esteem» Sencillo de The Offspring del álbum Smash Formato CD vinilo casete Grabación 1994 Género(s) Punk rock …   Wikipedia Español

  • self-esteem — /self i steem , self /, n. 1. a realistic respect for or favorable impression of oneself; self respect. 2. an inordinately or exaggeratedly favorable impression of oneself. [1650 60] Syn. See pride. Ant. diffidence. * * * Sense of personal worth… …   Universalium

  • self-esteem — 1650s, from SELF (Cf. self) + ESTEEM (Cf. esteem). Popularized by phrenology, which assigned it a bump (Spurzheim, 1815) …   Etymology dictionary

  • self-esteem — self es teem noun uncount * the feeling that you are as important as other people and that you deserve to be treated well: low/high self esteem (=not much/a lot of this feeling): patients suffering from depression and low self esteem …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • self-esteem — *self love, *conceit, egotism, egoism, amour propre Analogous words: *pride, vanity: self respect, self regard, self admiration (see base words at REGARD n) Antonyms: self distrust …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • self-esteem — self respect / self esteem [n] pride in oneself amour propre, conceit, confidence, dignity, egotism, faith in oneself, morale, narcissism, self assurance, self content, self regard, selfsatisfaction, vanity, worth; concepts 411,689 Ant. self… …   New thesaurus

  • Self-esteem — Self es*teem , n. The holding a good opinion of one s self; self complacency. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • self-esteem — [self′e stēm′] n. 1. belief in oneself; self respect 2. undue pride in oneself; conceit SYN. PRIDE …   English World dictionary

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