self-estimation love



from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act of estimating one's self; self-esteem.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Self-esteem.


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  • I respect your choice and do not infer that your beloved one just wants some boost in personal self-estimation at your expense ...

    The Writer to Her Lawyer in Siberia

  • Modern Jews are under no compulsion to endorse everything said in the Tanakh, but I fail to see how ascribing a self-estimation as “special” to the Jews can remotely be described as “anti-Semitic.”

    The Volokh Conspiracy » What Kind of People Affiliate with Human Rights Watch’s Middle East Division?

  • The result of self-estimation is directly related to the actualy knowledge, but with the willingness to learn about a particular subject, which does directly relate with the knowledge of the subject, as people usually climb the learning curve faster than others.

    Miriam Ruiz

  • Thus, There is an indirect relation between self-estimation and actualy knowledge.

    Miriam Ruiz

  • Marina’s father, an aging liberal journalist of lofty reputation and even higher self-estimation.

    The Emperor's Children by Claire Messud: Questions

  • Its record is written not in its self-estimation, but in the markets' remarkably low inflation expectations.

    Fed Power Tied To Policy Credibility

  • Earthly-mindedness, pride of spirit, elation above our brethren, self-estimation, carnal confidence, contempt of the wisdom and grace of others, aptness to wrath and anger, -- some or all of these always accompany such a frame.

    The Sermons of John Owen

  • In all these instances there is a feeling of pure satisfaction and delight; -- a feeling of self-estimation, which is at once the guardian and the reward of virtue.

    A Practical Enquiry into the Philosophy of Education

  • Again, he who values himself highly without just grounds is a Vain man: though the name must not be applied to every case of unduly high self-estimation.


  • He was cursed with the possession of a power and authority which no man of narrow mind, bitter prejudices, and inordinate self-estimation can exercise without depraving himself as well as injuring the nation.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 18, No. 107, September, 1866

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