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Definition of self-regard noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

self-regard

 noun
noun
 
[uncountable]
 
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a good opinion of yourself, which is considered bad if you have too little or too much He suffers from a lack of self-regard.
self-regarding
 
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adjective His biography is nothing but self-regarding nonsense.
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