adjective Date: 1924 characterized by self-awareness

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  • self-aware — also self aware, 1924, from SELF (Cf. self) + AWARE (Cf. aware) …   Etymology dictionary

  • self-aware — [self′ə wer′] adj. SELF CONSCIOUS (sense 2) …   English World dictionary

  • self-aware — ə we(ə)r adj characterized by self awareness …   Medical dictionary

  • self-aware — self awareness ► NOUN ▪ conscious knowledge of one s own character, feelings, motives, and desires. DERIVATIVES self aware adjective …   English terms dictionary

  • self-aware — adj. conscious of one s character, feelings, motives, etc. Derivatives: self awareness n. * * * adjective aware of yourself as an individual or of your own being and actions and thoughts self conscious awareness self conscious about their roles… …   Useful english dictionary

  • self-aware — ADJ GRADED: usu v link ADJ Someone who is self aware knows and judges their own character well. Doing a degree has increased my confidence and I feel much more self aware. Derived words: self awareness N UNCOUNT It is assumed that you are… …   English dictionary

  • self-aware — adjective Aware of oneself as an individual that exists in the real world The robot didnt just resemble a human girl, she was self aware and conscious as well. See Also: self awareness …   Wiktionary

  • self-aware — self a•ware [[t]ˌsɛlf əˈwɛər[/t]] adj. cvb aware of one s own existence, personality, and nature • Etymology: 1875–80 self a•ware′ness, n …   From formal English to slang

  • self-aware — self a ware adjective understanding what your own true thoughts, feelings, and abilities are ╾ ,self a wareness noun uncount …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • self-aware — /sɛlf əˈwɛə/ (say self uh wair) adjective 1. conscious of or knowing one s character, abilities, and weaknesses, etc. 2. excessively aware of or obsessed with oneself. –self awareness, noun …   Australian English dictionary

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