self-regard

NOUN
  1. the quality of being worthy of esteem or respect
    showed his true dignity when under pressure
    it was beneath his dignity to cheat
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How To Use self-regard In A Sentence

  • He may be absolutely mild-mannered (even meek and wimpish) in most respects, but no original thinker or doer gets anywhere in any field without aggression and stupendously high self-regard.
  • That applying to kindergarten should become such a cutthroat business is doubtless an only-in-New-York phenomenon, intertwined with New Yorkers' considerable self-regard.
  • Unlike a lot of more vain, self-regarding actors, she finds it impossible to conceal her vulnerability.
  • In their self-regard as the last keepers of the flame of Western culture, this ex-dissident class renders themselves slavish imitators.
  • Perhaps they mean that death itself is peaceful, not that dying was so, for all too often it is not is partly a self-regarding, partly an other-regarding motive. Parliament's moral duty on assisted dying | Mary Warnock
  • In common parlance, narcissism is often used as a synonym for egomania or excessive self-regard," say Drew Pinsky and S. Mark Young in The Mirror Effect. Celebrity narcissism: A bad reflection for kids
  • Her memoir bubbles with self-regard, and her ego may have caused her to misunderstand some events in her life.
  • Nicholas Woodeson savours every line of the rantipole, self-regarding Mr Prince who proudly announces "I am the American King Lear" and Keeley Hawes elegantly makes a case for Ben's reproving but desolate wife. Review | Theatre | Rocket to the Moon | Venue | Michael Billington
  • And I realised that my muzzy warm self-regard was only made possible because I had in fact faced very few real moments of moral import.
  • A demonstration of vulnerability can become, in the blink of an eye, an indulgence or exercise in self-regard and, soon after that, an entrapment in fraudulence.
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