self-regard


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self-regard

(sĕlf′rĭ-gärd′)
n.
1. Consideration of oneself or one's interests.
2. Self-respect.
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If recessions cut down on excessive self-regard, do they have an opposite, and much less desirable, effect at the other end of the scale, i.
Also missing from her speech was any hint of his outsized self-regard and personal ambition.
Quality of life measures included health, self-regard, philosophy of life, standard of living, work, recreation, learning, creativity, social service, love relationship, friendships, relationships with children, relationships with relatives, home, neighborhood and community.
I'm indifferent to your twinkly self-regard," she told Monroe.
These ethical questions are in some instances central to a counselor's sense of identity and self-regard.
Gary Bellamy, played by Rhys Thomas, is on his way to becoming a new Alan Partridge with his blend of crashing insensitivity, preening self-regard and reckless egotism.
In the underlying development of these disorders, ascribing problems with self-regard to primary narcissism and overidealization obscures as much as it reveals.
Once again events at the European Parliament have reminded us of how easy it is to brush aside things like common-sense and good financial management when a nation's self-regard is at stake.
Even as he admitted that he cheated on his wife and did business with a mob-controlled escort service, Spitzer's self-regard was undiminished: "I have disappointed and failed to live up to the standard I expected of myself.
Each woman narrates with sharp self-regard, and the reader glimpses their lives at various stages, from growing up in wealthy Detroit suburbs, to prep school and the University of Michigan, to marriage and motherhood.
Moses": Fourteen lanes / with sky on one end // and the end / of the human disgrace / on the other--// a fetish, the urban form // a lake / is self-regard but a highway / slithers // the car // grows skin after skin on its errand from God // If you finish your supper, / from one end of this mess to the other, / rewards