Definition of self-esteem noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

self-esteem

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˌself ɪˈstiːm//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌself ɪˈstiːm//
 
[uncountable] Happiness
 
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a feeling of being happy with your own character and abilities synonym self-worth to have high/low self-esteem You need to build your self-esteem. Some children suffer from low self-esteem and expect to do badly. They are beginning to regain their confidence and self-esteem. See related entries: Happiness
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: self-esteem