intensive pronoun

noun

Definition of intensive pronoun

  1. 1 :  a pronoun that emphasizes a preceding noun or another pronoun (as itself in “borrowing is itself a bad habit”)

  2. 2 :  a personal pronoun compounded with -self and used in apposition with a noun or pronoun or as pronominal adjunct (as itself in “the cat looked innocence itself” or himself in “he made it himself”)

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