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self-worth

[self-wurth] /ˈsɛlfˈwɜrθ/
noun
1.
the sense of one's own value or worth as a person; self-esteem; self-respect.
Origin
1960-1965
1960-65
Related forms
self-worthiness
[self-wur-th ee-nis] /ˈsɛlfˈwɜr ði nɪs/ (Show IPA),
noun
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Examples for self worth
  • Many of the opinions listed in the article are related to a spectrum of experiencing self worth through recognition by others.
  • Generally, they mill about trying to find self worth and accidentally suck up all the goodness in life while they are looking.
  • And they believe in their own self worth and value enough that they're not shy about trying to change the companies they work for.
  • Never base your self worth on the gifts your staff gives you.
British Dictionary definitions for self worth

self-worth

noun
1.
respect for or a favourable opinion of oneself
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Word Origin and History for self worth

self-worth

n.

also self worth, 1650s, from self- + worth (n.).

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