noun self–es·teem \-ə-ˈstēm\

: a feeling of having respect for yourself and your abilities

Full Definition of SELF-ESTEEM

:  a confidence and satisfaction in oneself :  self-respect

First Known Use of SELF-ESTEEM

SELF-ESTEEM Defined for Kids


noun self–es·teem \ˌself-ə-ˈstēm\

Definition of SELF-ESTEEM for Kids

:  a feeling of satisfaction that someone has in himself or herself and his or her own abilities


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