self-consciously

adverb

Definition of self-consciously

  1. 1 :  done in a way that shows discomfort and embarrassment by what other people think He self-consciously smoothed his hair.

  2. 2 usually disapproving :  done in a way that shows an awareness of the effect that is produced :  done in a deliberate way a play that is self-consciously ironic


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