English version

self-worth

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishself-worthˌself-ˈworth noun [uncountable]  the feeling that you deserve to be liked and respectedself-esteem Work gave me a sense of dignity and self-worth.
Examples from the Corpus
self-worthThreats to our sense of dignity and self-worth, and to our authority or control over a situation.How can we increase the awareness of self-worth of our black children.Basic trust is necessary to develop inner security and a feeling of self-worth.Second, it can enhance their feelings of self-worth and esteem.Their feelings of self-worth were higher than they had been during the child-rearing period.Nevertheless, the Guild succeeded in imbuing its members with a firm sense of self-worth and purpose.Without work, meaningful or not, a man or a woman can lose the precious sense of self-worth.When self-worth is gone, so goes the power to face problems and to solve them.
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