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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SELFESTEEM

His vanity was satisfied, his selfesteem was no longer bleeding, he had attained his ends and possessed this woman.

WORD ORIGIN

1650s, from self- + esteem (n.). Popularized by phrenology, which assigned it a "bump" (Spurzheim, 1815).

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