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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SELF-RESPECTS

Let us have starlight, moonlight, sunlight, and the light of our own self-respects.

No rule, no law, not even the mysterious shackles that bind men to their own self-respects!

WORD ORIGIN

also self respect, "proper regard for and care of the dignity of one's person," 1795, from self- + respect (n.). Related: Self-respecting.

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.