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self-respect

(sĕlf′rĭ-spĕkt′)
n.
Due respect for oneself, one's character, and one's conduct.

self′-re·spect′ing adj.
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Newman said, "By accepting this sponsorship, Hay have made themselves into something no self-respecting writer would want to go to."
Any self-respecting stadium project nowadays sports politically correct pretensions to urban integration or environmental dialogue.
No self-respecting celebrity hairdresser could be responsible for this monstrosity, surely.
"No self-respecting gay guy would have ever made some of the hair and clothing choices I am still trying to live down."
I mean, I'm sorry, while it is filled with lots of good stuff, no self-respecting "Xer" would touch this anthology with a ten-foot pole, so I wonder for whom is it intended.
Does she not realise that no self-respecting lady of the manor would be seen in anything less than Givenchy's shiny black wellies with silver buckle (below)?
And they've put it on at 4.30 tomorrow..when any self-respecting sports fan is watching the Sky match.
"Any self-respecting alley cat would take action after being described like that," they wrote.
So, as self-respecting shoe addicts, we felt it was our duty to commence the quest for the perfect pair.
GETTING hold of the right gadgets and gizmos is a must for any self-respecting gamer.
No self-respecting Italian would make a Spaghetti Carbonara with French eggs.