self-awareness

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self-aware·​ness | \ ˌself-ə-ˈwer-nəs How to pronounce self-awareness (audio) \

Definition of self-awareness

: an awareness of one's own personality or individuality

First Known Use of self-awareness

1876, in the meaning defined above

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“Self-awareness.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/self-awareness. Accessed 1 Oct. 2020.

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self-awareness

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How to pronounce self-awareness (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of self-awareness

: knowledge and awareness of your own personality or character

self-awareness

noun
self-aware·​ness

Medical Definition of self-awareness

: an awareness of one's own personality or individuality

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