Definition of self_esteem
1. self-esteem [ n ] a feeling of pride in yourselfUsed in print:
(John Cheever, "The Brigadier and the Golf Widow,"...)
Sitting on her terrace , sitting in her parlor , sitting anywhere , she ground_an_axe of self-esteem .Synonyms self-esteem self-pride Related Terms pride
2. self-esteem [ n ] the quality of being worthy of esteem or respect
Examples: : "it was beneath his dignity to cheat" "showed his true dignity when under pressure"