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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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In other words, the template of respect gives primary emphasis to other-regarding concern, with self-regarding concern being derivative, whereas the template of responsibility gives primary emphasis to self-regarding concern, with other-regarding concern being derivative.
Meaningfulness is pure and self-regarding feeling, the NutraSweet of the inner life.
But we consider them to be above all way too arrogant, aggressive, flirtatious, stressed, chauvinistic, snobbish, and self-regarding than other French people," it was added.
But perhaps the individual who sums up the rotten self-regarding core of the English football team is David Beckham.
Alexander Armstrong says: "The pilots highlight how our generation has evolved into this terrible state of self-regarding compensation culture, from the selflessness of the previous generation.
Self-regarding duties refer to a realm of duties that primarily concern oneself and include professional growth and maintenance of competence, preservation of wholeness of character, and personal integrity.
The awkward, self-regarding teenage poetry of Brett's lyrics are still very much in evidence.
Lean and handsome, San Francisco Ballet principal Ruben Martin, 28, seems the perfect embodiment of Robbins' feline, self-regarding Narcissus, evoking a lazy, summertime encounter with an economy of movement.
Miller has an abrasive, defensive, and extravagantly self-regarding personality shared by many investigative journalists, particularly those not totally secure with themselves, and she wears her patriotism on her sleeve.
Could the reason be that he came from Dingle, missed school so was not fawned over by the pseudo-intelligent self-regarding critical elite and was not handsome enough for the suburban snobs with their effete pretensions?
In the plethora of slightly self-regarding Biennale awards, best entry went to 'Al Caribe' from Supersudaca that forensically examined the social and economic consequences of mass tourism on the Caribbean in general and the north coast of the impoverished Dominican Republic in particular.
Those who were anti-war were given short shrift as self-regarding pacifists, rendered at best as well-meaning dupes and 60s hangovers.