self-acceptance

noun
self-ac·​cep·​tance | \ ˌself-ik-ˈsep-tən(t)s How to pronounce self-acceptance (audio) \

Definition of self-acceptance

: the act or state of accepting oneself : the act or state of understanding and recognizing one's own abilities and limitations In each moment you're either practicing self-acceptance—or you're judging yourself.— Linda Arnold

First Known Use of self-acceptance

1885, in the meaning defined above

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“Self-acceptance.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/self-acceptance. Accessed 5 Mar. 2021.

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