self-respect


self–re·spect

noun \-ri-ˈspekt\

: proper respect for yourself as a human being

Full Definition of SELF-RESPECT

1
:  a proper respect for oneself as a human being
2
:  regard for one's own standing or position

First Known Use of SELF-RESPECT

1765

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