self-esteem

noun
self-es·​teem | \ ˌself-ə-ˈstēm How to pronounce self-esteem (audio) \

Definition of self-esteem

1 : a confidence and satisfaction in oneself : self-respect

First Known Use of self-esteem

1619, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of self-esteem was in 1619

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self-enrichment

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“Self-esteem.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/self-esteem. Accessed 26 May. 2022.

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self-esteem

noun
self-es·​teem | \ ˌself-ə-ˈstēm \

Kids Definition of self-esteem

: a feeling of satisfaction that someone has in himself or herself and his or her own abilities

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