Word Person #3: Self-Esteem

I know: it’s a compound word!

Self-esteem: How U perceive yourself…as a unique individual! By valuing U’r self-worth, U generate self-confidence…giving U self-esteem!!

First ?…introduced by William James (a noted psychologist) in 1890.

? Historical origin:

The concept of self-esteem has its origins in the 18th century, first expressed in the writings of the Scottish enlightenment thinker David Hume

…from Wikipedia[under History]

Grammatical considerations: Self-esteem is a noun. Phonetic spelling:  self ɪˈstiːm.

? Pronunciation:

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