self-regard

noun
self-re·​gard | \ ˌself-ri-ˈgärd How to pronounce self-regard (audio) \

Definition of self-regard

: regard for or consideration of oneself or one's own interests

First Known Use of self-regard

1595, in the meaning defined above

Learn More About self-regard

Time Traveler for self-regard

Time Traveler

The first known use of self-regard was in 1595

See more words from the same year

Dictionary Entries Near self-regard

self-reformation

self-regard

self-regarding

See More Nearby Entries 

Statistics for self-regard

Cite this Entry

“Self-regard.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/self-regard. Accessed 20 May. 2022.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Name That Color

  • a light greenish blue color
  • Name that color:
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!