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self-esteem

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1 a reasonable or justifiable sense of one's worth or importance
  • friends and family have tried to help the shy child develop some self-esteem

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The first known use of self-esteem was in 1619

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“Self-esteem.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/self-esteem. Accessed 23 Sep. 2020.

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