self-appraisal

noun
self-ap·​prais·​al | \ ˌself-ə-ˈprā-zəl How to pronounce self-appraisal (audio) \
plural self-appraisals

Definition of self-appraisal

: an act or instance of evaluating one's own worth, significance, or status : appraisal of oneself a positive self-appraisal the process of self-appraisal an employee self-appraisal form

First Known Use of self-appraisal

1884, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of self-appraisal was in 1884

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“Self-appraisal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/self-appraisal. Accessed 6 Dec. 2021.

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