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The idea one has of one's abilities, appearance, and personality.‘sickness is an affront to one's self-image and dignity’
respect, honour, esteem, regard, admiration, approbation, acclaim, approval, favour, appreciation, popularity, estimation, veneration, awe, reverence, deference, recognition, prestige, standing, status, dignity, glory, kudos, cachet, imageView synonyms
- ‘Bereft of her image and most intimate self-images, her only remaining refuge is in the realm of sound.’
- ‘The introject and the corresponding self-image of the mourner are in a constant and endless relationship.’
- ‘Many of my old friends seem to have constructed their self-images around the belief that it is their political liberalism that defines them as good.’
- ‘Based on theoretical interests in family socialization, acculturation, ethnic identity and ethnic self-images, a developmental perspective was deemed appropriate.’
- ‘For those people with healthy self-images, the obsession with money and security will be less, for they have found life is full of wonders and have learned to enjoy themselves with gusto.’
- ‘Cultural stereotypes, expectations and self-images play a significant role in the vicious circle of poverty.’
- ‘Instead people have self-interested biases, hold beliefs to construct favorable self-images, use beliefs as tools of social bonding, and suffer from coherence and confirmation bias.’
- ‘Human beings have needs that make living meaningful, create favorable self-images and enhance close relations with other people.’
- ‘These self-images and expectations seem quite normal to us, patterned as they are after the traumatic attachment patterns of childhood.’
- ‘This clarification can have profound effects on the self-image of the child.’
- ‘They also, Harris argues, seeped into African Americans' self-images and undermined their self-esteem.’
- ‘Romantic relationships become just another way for them to pump up their own self-image.’
- ‘Our self-images are constituted in negotiation with others, through social comparison.’
- ‘The person with a poor self-image may decide that the reason they are not the most popular person in the group is because of the shape of their nose.’
- ‘Victor's first inkling that his self-image is suspect comes with that rejection at the pool.’
- ‘America's classic modes of movie-making, from the western to film noir, reflect the self-image of its people.’
- ‘I want to help her grow up with a positive self-image which isn't anything to do with the size she is or the way she looks.’
- ‘Processing thinking is also misused by most adolescents to create artificial self-images or egos by erroneously thinking that their worth is connected to external conditions, possessions, looks, and behavior.’
- ‘If this were to occur, it could damage the seducer's self-image and lower his self-esteem.’
- ‘High self-image and low self-esteem, according to one theory, lie at the heart of the stand-up comic.’
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