know oneself

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Definition of know oneself

: to understand oneself fully : to understand one's own emotions, desires, abilities, etc. I was so young then. I really didn't know myself.

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“Know oneself.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/know%20oneself. Accessed 29 Oct. 2020.

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