self-respecting

adjective
self-re·​spect·​ing | \ ˌself-ri-ˈspek-tiŋ How to pronounce self-respecting (audio) \

Definition of self-respecting

: having or characterized by self-respect

First Known Use of self-respecting

1786, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of self-respecting was in 1786

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“Self-respecting.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/self-respecting. Accessed 10 Jul. 2020.

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self-respecting

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English Language Learners Definition of self-respecting

: having proper respect for yourself as a human being

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