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  • 1 self-conscious — adjective 1. ) embarrassed or worried about how you look or what other people think of you: a self conscious laugh Knowing they were watching me made me feel self conscious. self conscious about: Jack was not in the least self conscious about his …

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  • 2 self-conscious — 1) ADJ GRADED: usu v link ADJ, oft ADJ about n Someone who is self conscious is easily embarrassed and nervous because they feel that everyone is looking at them and judging them. I felt a bit self conscious in my swimming costume... Bess was… …

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  • 3 self-conscious — UK / US adjective 1) embarrassed or worried about how you look or what other people think of you Knowing they were watching me made me feel very self conscious. a self conscious laugh self conscious about: Jack was not in the least self conscious …

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  • 4 self-conscious — adjective 1》 nervous or awkward because unduly aware of oneself or one s actions. 2》 (especially of an action) deliberate and with full awareness. 3》 Philosophy & Psychology having knowledge of one s own existence, especially the knowledge of… …

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  • 5 self-conscious — self consciously, adv. self consciousness, n. /self kon sheuhs, self /, adj. 1. excessively aware of being observed by others. 2. conscious of oneself or one s own being. [1670 80] * * * …

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  • 6 self-conscious — self′ con′scious adj. 1) excessively aware of being observed by others 2) conscious of oneself or one s own being • Etymology: 1670–80 self′ con′sciously, adv. self′ con′sciousness, n …

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  • 7 self-conscious — being aware of one s actions …

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  • 8 ˌself-ˈconscious — adj 1) embarrassed or worried about how you look or what other people think of you 2) not successful in creating a particular effect because of being too obvious ˌself ˈconsciously adv ˌself ˈconsciousness noun [U] …

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  • 9 self-conscious — adjective a) aware of oneself as an individual being b) uncomfortably over conscious of ones appearance or behaviour …

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  • 10 Being and Nothingness — Being and Nothingness: An Essay on Phenomenological Ontology (French: L Être et le néant : Essai d ontologie phénoménologique ), sometimes subtitled A Phenomenological Essay on Ontology, is a 1943 philosophical treatise by Jean Paul Sartre that… …

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  • 11 Self-consciousness — is an sense of self awareness. It is a preoccupation with oneself, as opposed to the philosophical state of self awareness, which is the awareness that one exists as an individual being. An unpleasant feeling of self consciousness may occur when… …

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  • 12 Self (philosophy) — Self is broadly defined as the essential qualities that make a person distinct from all others. The task in philosophy is defining what these qualities are, and there have been a number of different approaches. The self is the idea of a unified… …

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  • 13 conscious — [kän′shəs] adj. [L conscius, knowing, aware < conscire: see CONSCIENCE] 1. having a feeling or knowledge (of one s own sensations, feelings, etc. or of external things); knowing or feeling ( that something is or was happening or existing);… …

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  • 14 self-referential — [self′ref΄ə ren′shəl] adj. 1. making reference to itself or oneself 2. of, being, or related to a work of literature or art which exhibits the author s or artist s self conscious awareness of the creative process, of the techniques he or she is… …

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  • 15 self-referential — [self′ref΄ə ren′shəl] adj. 1. making reference to itself or oneself 2. of, being, or related to a work of literature or art which exhibits the author s or artist s self conscious awareness of the creative process, of the techniques he or she is… …

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  • 16 Self-consciousness — Self con scious*ness, n. The quality or state of being self conscious. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 17 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… …

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  • 18 Self-harm — This article focuses on repetitive self harm, not on severe self harm inflicted during psychosis. For forms of self harm related to body image, sexuality and wartime, see Body modification, Algolagnia and Self inflicted wound respectively. Self… …

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  • 19 Self-injury — ] Non fatal self harm is common in young people worldwide [cite journal|author=Schmidtke A, et al.|year=1996|title=Attempted suicide in Europe: rates, trends and sociodemographic characteristics of suicide attempters during the period… …

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  • 20 conscious — con•scious [[t]ˈkɒn ʃəs[/t]] adj. 1) aware of one s own existence, sensations, thoughts, surroundings, etc 2) fully aware of something: not conscious of the passage of time[/ex] 3) having the mental faculties fully active: to be conscious during… …

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