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EtymologyEdit

self- +‎ esteem

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˌsɛlf.ə.ˈstiːm/

NounEdit

self-esteem (usually uncountable, plural self-esteems)

  1. Confidence in one's own worth; self-respect.
    • 2011, Roy F. Baumeister, John Tierney, Willpower, →ISBN, page 191-192:
      People with high self-esteem think they're more popular, charming, and socially skilled than other people, but objective studies find no difference.

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