ownhood

noun

own·​hood
ˈōnˌhu̇d
: the condition in which one holds oneself or one's own in isolation : reliance upon or desire for one's own way or will : egoism, selfhood

Word History

Etymology

own entry 1 + -hood; translation of German eigenheit

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“Ownhood.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ownhood. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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