self-esteemnoun [U]uk us /ˌself.ɪˈstiːm/
- 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.