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Definitions and Synonyms of self-conscious | Another word for self-conscious | What is self-conscious?

Definition 1: aware of yourself as an individual or of your own being and actions and thoughts - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where self-conscious or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • self-conscious awareness
  • self-conscious about their roles as guardians of the social values

Synonyms for self-conscious in the sense of this definition

(self-conscious is similar to ...) knowing and perceiving; having awareness of surroundings and sensations and thoughts

"remained conscious during the operation" "conscious of his faults" "became conscious that he was being followed"

Definition 2: excessively and uncomfortably conscious of your appearance or behavior - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where self-conscious or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • self-conscious teenagers
  • wondered if she could ever be untidy without feeling self-conscious about it

(self-conscious is similar to ...) conducive to or feeling mental discomfort

"this kind of life can prove disruptive and uncomfortable" "the uncomfortable truth" "grew uncomfortable beneath his appraising eye" "an uncomfortable way of surprising me just when I felt surest" "the teacher's presence at the conference made the child very uncomfortable"

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