self-worth
noun Date: 1944 self-esteem

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • self-worth — also self worth, 1944, from SELF (Cf. self) + WORTH (Cf. worth) …   Etymology dictionary

  • self-worth — self′ worth′ n. cvb the sense of one s own value or worth as a person; self esteem; self respect • Etymology: 1960–65 self′ wor′thiness, n …   From formal English to slang

  • self-worth — n [U] the feeling that you deserve to be liked and respected →↑self esteem ▪ Work gave me a sense of dignity and self worth …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • self-worth — noun uncount the feeling that you are as important as other people and you deserve to be respected and treated well: Praise helps children develop a sense of self worth …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • self-worth — [self′wʉrth′] n. one s worth as a person, as perceived by oneself …   English World dictionary

  • self-worth — n. = SELF ESTEEM. * * * noun the quality of being worthy of esteem or respect it was beneath his dignity to cheat showed his true dignity when under pressure • Syn: ↑dignity, ↑self respect, ↑self regard • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Self Worth — Infobox Single Name = Self Worth Artist = Better Than A Thousand from Album = Value Driven Released = 1999 Genre = Hardcore punk Label = Grapes of Wrath Self Worth is the title of a 1999 single by hardcore punk band Better Than a Thousand. The… …   Wikipedia

  • self-worth — noun The value one assigns to oneself or ones abilities in self assessment. Recognizing ones self worth is a necessary step to respecting the worth of others …   Wiktionary

  • self-worth — N UNCOUNT Self worth is the feeling that you have good qualities and have achieved good things. Try not to link your sense of self worth to the opinions of others …   English dictionary

  • self-worth — UK / US noun [uncountable] the feeling that you are as important as other people and that you deserve to be respected and treated well Praise helps children develop a sense of self worth …   English dictionary

  • self-worth — self worthiness /self werr dhee nis/, n. /self werrth /, n. the sense of one s own value or worth as a person; self esteem; self respect. [1960 65] * * * …   Universalium

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