Translation of "self-esteem" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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self-esteemnoun [ U ]

uk /ˌself.ɪˈstiːm/ us /ˌself.ɪˈstiːm/

C1 belief and confidence in your own ability and value

The compliments she received after the presentation boosted her self-esteem. 演出后得到的赞誉增强了她的自尊感。
She suffers from low self-esteem and it prevents her from pursuing her goals. 她的自尊较差,这会阻止她追求目标。

More examples

  • She has very low self-esteem.
  • Jealousy within a relationship is usually symptomatic of low self-esteem in one of the partners.
  • All the people in the study had low self-esteem and had issues with their bodies.
  • Her recent success at work has been very good for her self-esteem.
  • Of course you try to build up your children's confidence and self-esteem.

(Translation of “self-esteem” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)