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

Examples of self-appraisal in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web For example, materialism is associated with negative self-appraisal including self-doubt, as well as risky health behaviors such as smoking and drinking alcohol. Talia Varley, Fortune, 12 Mar. 2024

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Word History

First Known Use

1884, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of self-appraisal was in 1884

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“Self-appraisal.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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