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

Definition 1: your consciousness of your own identity - [noun denoting cognition]

Synonyms for self in the sense of this definition

(self is a kind of ...) an alert cognitive state in which you are aware of yourself and your situation

"he lost consciousness"

(... is a kind of self ) (Jungian psychology) the inner self (not the external persona) that is in touch with the unconscious

Definition 2: a person considered as a unique individual - [noun denoting person]

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

  • one's own self

(self is a kind of ...) a human being

"there was too much for one person to do"

(... is a kind of self ) a reference to yourself or myself etc.; `take care of number one' means to put your own interests first

Definition 3: (used as a combining form) relating to--of or by or to or from or for--the self - [adjective denoting pert]

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

  • self-knowledge
  • self-proclaimed
  • self-induced

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