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Definition of "self-respectful" []

  • Self-respecting.

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "self-respectful" in a sentence
  • "It will cut into his margin probably, but he will be afloat doing business and at the same time will be self-respectful since he as a rich man do not take subsidy from the poor people of the country."
  • "The notion of improving the condition of the poor had not yet dawned on the mind of the governing class; to make the artizan and the operative self-supporting and self-respectful was a movement not merely unformulated, but a conception beyond the parturient faculty of a member of the Jacquerie."
  • "No waffling here about fulfilling dreams, but a really self-respectful awareness of what drew her enthusiasms and the problems she was going to have to face."