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[self-ri-gahrd, self-]
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  1. consideration for oneself or one's own interests.
  2. self-respect.
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Origin of self-regard

First recorded in 1585–95
Related formsself-re·gard·ing, adjective
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Related Words for self-regard

self-respect, satisfaction, repletion, face, happiness, self-love, self-confidence, sufficiency, joy, self-sufficiency, self-satisfaction, delight, gratification, pridefulness, egotism, self-esteem, dignity, egoism, ego, pleasure

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British Dictionary definitions for self-regard


  1. concern for one's own interest
  2. proper esteem for oneself
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Word Origin and History for self-regard


1590s, from self- + regard (n.).

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