one's true/real self

Definition of one's true/real self

  1. :  the type of person one really is She showed her true/real self in that emergency.

Word by Word Definitions

trueplay
  1. :  steadfast, loyal

    :  honest, just

    :  truthful

  1. :  in accordance with fact or reality

    :  without deviation

    :  without variation from type

  1. :  truth, reality

  1. :  to make level, square, balanced, or concentric :  bring or restore to a desired mechanical accuracy or form

realplay
  1. :  of or relating to fixed, permanent, or immovable things (such as lands or tenements)

    :  not artificial, fraudulent, or illusory :  genuine

    :  being precisely what the name implies

  1. :  a real thing

    :  a mathematically real quantity

  1. :  very, really

  1. :  a former monetary unit and coin of Spain and its possessions

  1. :  a former monetary unit and coin of Portugal

selfplay
  1. :  myself, himself, herself

  1. :  identical, same

    :  belonging to oneself :  own

    :  having a single character or quality throughout

  1. :  the entire person of an individual

    :  the realization or embodiment of an abstraction

    :  an individual's typical character or behavior

  1. :  inbreed

    :  to pollinate with pollen from the same flower or plant

    :  to undergo self-pollination


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