self–respect

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noun self–re·spect \-ri-ˈspekt\

Definition of self–respect

  1. 1 :  a proper respect for oneself as a human being

  2. 2 :  regard for one's own standing or position

First Known Use of self–respect

1765


SELF–RESPECT Defined for English Language Learners

self-respect

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Definition of self–respect for English Language Learners

  • : proper respect for yourself as a human being


SELF–RESPECT Defined for Kids

self–respect

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noun self–re·spect \ˌself-ri-ˈspekt\

Definition of self–respect for Students

  1. :  someone's proper regard for himself or herself as a human being


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