self–esteem

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noun self–es·teem \-ə-ˈstēm\

Definition of self–esteem

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

  2. 2 :  self-conceit

First Known Use of self–esteem

1657


SELF–ESTEEM Defined for English Language Learners

self-esteem

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Definition of self–esteem for English Language Learners

  • : a feeling of having respect for yourself and your abilities


SELF–ESTEEM Defined for Kids

self–esteem

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noun self–es·teem \ˌself-ə-ˈstēm\

Definition of self–esteem for Students

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


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