self-worth

[ self-wurth ]
/ ˈsɛlfˈwɜrθ /

noun

the sense of one's own value or worth as a person; self-esteem; self-respect.

Origin of self-worth

First recorded in 1960–65

Related forms

self-wor·thi·ness [self-wur-th ee-nis] /ˈsɛlfˈwɜr ði nɪs/, noun
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self-worth


noun

respect for or a favourable opinion of oneself
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