amour-propre

[ a-moor-praw-pruh ]
/ a murˈprɔ prə /

noun French.

self-esteem; self-respect.

Origin of amour-propre

literally, self-love
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amour-propre
/ French (amurprɔprə) /

noun

self-respect
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