self-regard


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus.

self-regard

(sĕlf′rĭ-gärd′)
n.
1. Consideration of oneself or one's interests.
2. Self-respect.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Toni Morrison reminds us to beware of the perils of being a writer with the words, "A writer's life and work are not a gift to mankind they are its necessity." However, The Source of Self-Regard is about a bigger philosophical question: how can one have self-respect in the world today, a world that's defined by deprivation, violence, inequality, dehumanisation, among other acts and thoughts that lessen the individual's dignity every day?
As with any such collection of pieces spanning decades, The Source of Self-Regard contains repetitions, and interest may ebb and flow with a reader's individual concerns.
Young adults' self-regard takes a blow in hard economic times.
prurience of your self-regard before you curse and dismiss him.
Also missing from her speech was any hint of his outsized self-regard and personal ambition.
It is characterized by feelings of alienation, indifference, and low self-regard, a loss of interest in work, and an inability to perform one's day-to-day job duties.
These ethical questions are in some instances central to a counselor's sense of identity and self-regard. In such cases, it is often difficult to decide if the counselor is unduly influencing the client.
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.
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.
In an educational setting, that "self-regard" surfaces when a teacher is aware of her behavior, can reflect and learn from it, and begins to operate with a sense of serf-efficacy (Bandura, 1997).
"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
In any case, we do get a sense of the persistent tension, in Immendorff's work, between political concerns and overweening self-regard. As did ex-chancellor Schroder in his recent television appearance, the exhibition shows signs of delusions of grandeur, though here you also find irony behind the egotism.