American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Pride in oneself; self-respect.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Esteem or good opinion of one's self; especially, an estimate of one's self that is too high.
- n. Personal feelings or opinions of oneself.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The holding a good opinion of one's self; self-complacency.
- n. a feeling of pride in yourself
- self- + esteem (Wiktionary)
“Anyone who’s self-esteem is so bloated as to blind him/her from his/her faults does not have a ’self-esteem problem’.”
“Before going any further, let’s accurately define the term self-esteem.”
“The American Academy of Pediatrics guide to caring for babies and young children uses the word self-esteem ten times in the space of seven pages in the first chapter, and that doesn’t even count the numerous mentions of self-respect, confidence, and belief in oneself.”
“Others have been dislocated from work, escaped from an abusive relationship or just have low self-esteem, which is where Mr. Ramchandani comes in.”
“The ability of your children to have a positive emotional reaction begins with a firm grounding in their feeling loved, secure, and competent, in other words, their self-esteem.”
“Low self-esteem translates into several things: subjecting oneself to abuse, both verbal and physical; believing that you cannot accomplish your dreams; and allowing others to dictate how you live your life.”
“It comes back again to the idea of self-esteem and feeling good about ourselves.”
“A sense of entitlement to “specialness” and positive outcomes has compromised rather than enhanced real self-esteem, which is based on mastery rather than wishful thinking.”
“Healthy narcissism depends on real self-esteem, which is something completely lacking in the people we commonly describe as Narcissists.”
“But I had gone too far, had thrown far too much of what I laughingly referred to as my self-esteem into the bargain.”
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