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

Word History

First Known Use

1884, in the meaning defined above

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

Dictionary Entries Near self-appraisal

Cite this Entry

“Self-appraisal.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Mar. 2023.

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