himself

pronoun
him·self | \(h)im-ˈself, Southern also -ˈsef\

Definition of himself 

1a : that identical male one used reflexively, for emphasis, in absolute constructions, and in place of him especially when joined to another object he considers himself luckyhe himself did ithimself unhappy, he understood the situationa gift to his wife and himself — compare he entry 1

b used reflexively when the sex of the antecedent is unspecified everyone must fend for himself

2 : his normal, healthy, or sane condition or self hasn't been himself lately

3 chiefly Ireland and Scotland : a man of consequence especially : the master of the house

Examples of himself in a Sentence

After a good night's sleep, he felt like himself again. He's not himself today; something must be bothering him.

First Known Use of himself

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

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The first known use of himself was before the 12th century

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himself

pronoun

English Language Learners Definition of himself

: that same man, boy, or male animal:

—used as the object of a verb or preposition to refer to a man, boy, or male animal that has already been mentioned

—used for emphasis to refer again to a man, boy, or male animal that has already been mentioned

himself

pronoun
him·self | \him-ˈself, im-\

Kids Definition of himself

: his own self He hurt himself. He himself did it.

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