Origin of self-respect
Related formsself-re·spect·ful, self-re·spect·ing, adjective
Examples from the Web for self-respect
Someone recently sent me an old Joan Didion essay on self-respect that appeared in Vogue.Daphne Merkin on Lena Dunham, Book Criticism, and Self-Examination|Mindy Farabee|December 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“No Scrubs,” an anthem about self-respect on the dating market.Beyoncé Is Our Indigo Girl: The Halcyon '90s and Feminism's Resurgence in Pop Music|Amanda Marcotte|August 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Failures of mutual respect and inequality in self-respect are failures in an economy, and in a democratic culture.How to Think About Economic Inequality After Thomas Piketty|Jedediah Purdy|June 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The place where 10-million backpackers have lost their self-respect (hopefully just temporarily).
But more than that, Bud showed me how to save my self-respect and my honor.
Self-respect in man is ultimately based on reverence for the Divine.The Expositor's Bible: The Epistle to the Galatians|G. G. Findlay
He couldn't afford to enjoy his position too much, without loss of self-respect.It Never Can Happen Again|William De Morgan
It is the Indian idea that anything which injures a child's self-respect is very harmful.I Married a Ranger|Dama Margaret Smith
In it he seemed to be trying at once to justify himself in my eyes, to assert his own self-respect, and to magnify his office.The Chaplain of the Fleet|Walter Besant and James Rice
His self-respect had been injured, and he could not endure that.The Bertrams|Anthony Trollope