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self-respect

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a reasonable or justifiable sense of one's worth or importance
  • getting a job and moving out of his parents' house did a lot to increase his self-respect

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“Self-respect.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/self-respect. Accessed 4 Jul. 2020.

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