self-regard

[ self-ri-gahrd, self- ]SEE DEFINITION OF self-regard
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I would not wish to offend the self-regard of Vermilionville.

Self-regard, that is, is essential, and sympathy supposes its existence.

He was free from self-regard, and had the devotion of all who served with him.

The rationality of self-regard seemed to me as undeniable as the rationality of self-sacrifice.

Before the love of right, of virtue, of truth, appears this self-regard.

But we do not stop to argue out matters when our own self-regard is in question.

If they are tainted by any self-regard, then they are not charitable deeds at all.

There can be no strength of character without self-regard, and self-regard is built on the instinctive desire of self-assertion.

There is a remarkable passage in the old "Theologia Germanica," which hits, I think, the very point in this matter of self-regard.

The more vital a young man is, the less will he brood in self-regard over his wrongdoing.

WORD ORIGIN

1590s, from self- + regard (n.).

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