self-esteem

noun self-es·teem \ ˌself-ə-ˈstēm \

Definition of self-esteem

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

First Known Use of self-esteem

1657


SELF-ESTEEM Defined for English Language Learners

self-esteem

noun

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

noun self-es·teem \ ˌself-ə-ˈstēm \

Definition of self-esteem for Students

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


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