Definition of 'self-respect'
Example sentences containing 'self-respect'
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The worst thing that can happen to any people is the loss of their dignity and self-respect. World History: Patterns of Change and Continuity (1995)He told how difficult it was to regain his self-respect. Christianity Today (2000)Putting them back in the classroom is no way to help them gain self-respect and confidence. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It was the only way he could show that he was determined to regain his self-respect by scoring goals. Kevin Keegan - Black and White (1993)They have also restored some self-respect. The Sun (2007)You lost your self-respect and dignity. Times, Sunday Times (2007)She is polite, with a strong work ethic and a sense of self-respect. Times, Sunday Times (2006)All this went a long way to restore my self-respect, badly jolted by the morning incident. THE LAST OF THE GENTLEMEN ADVENTURERS: Coming of Age in the Arctic (2004)In which case you can meet him halfway, with integrity and self-respect. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Take stock - not only for your relationship but also for your own self-respect and confidence. The Sun (2008)Will I emerge from this with a shred of dignity or self-respect? Times, Sunday Times (2016)I had no self-respect, no dignity. Times, Sunday Times (2015)How can I put it behind me and regain self-respect? The Sun (2008)
Trends of 'self-respect'
Used Rarely. self-respect is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'self-respect'
British English: self-respect NOUN
If you have self-respect you feel confident about your own ability and value.
They have lost not only their jobs, but their homes, their self-respect and even their reason for living.
Definition of self-respect from the Collins English Dictionary
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