He supported no dignity and permitted a familiarity which indicated no self-appreciation of his real rank in the world of letters.
What particularly fascinates you is his lack of self-appreciation.
He knew the qualities of a mind that had no just self-appreciation.
"I knew it," said Kernan, raising his glass, with a flushed smile of self-appreciation.
His long hair went round his head in a swirl, and he bore himself with an air of damaged, apologetic, self-appreciation.
There was a touch of the Satanic in this that pleased Andrew and made Allister show his teeth in self-appreciation.
The nationality of Argentina is not founded on tradition; it comes from the fervour of self-appreciation.
He certainly was no more contented than before, nor was his self-appreciation materially diminished.
There are, no doubt, many exceptions to this form of self-appreciation.
He had won the victory of his life, and he was feeling with a glow of self-appreciation that he had done a generous thing.
c.1600 (with an isolated use from c.1400), from Anglo-French appreciation, noun of action from Old French apprécier (14c.), from Late Latin appretiare "estimate the quality of" (see appreciate). Generally with a sense of "high estimation" from c.1650. Meaning "expression of (favorable) estimation" is from 1858; sense of "rise in value" is from c.1790.