Definition of self-esteem in English:

self-esteem

Syllabification: self-es·teem

noun

  • Confidence in one’s own worth or abilities; self-respect: assertiveness training for those with low self-esteem
    More example sentences
    • We hope to build people's confidence and self-esteem with these projects.
    • In the book, Dale attributes her decision to a bout of low self-esteem coupled with a fear that her time had passed.
    • Experts say the problem is closely linked to depression and low self-esteem.
    Synonyms
    self-respect, pride, dignity, self-regard, faith in oneself; morale, self-confidence, confidence, self-assurance

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