self-creation

noun

self-cre·​a·​tion ˌself-krē-ˈā-shən How to pronounce self-creation (audio)
plural self-creations
: the development or formation of one's identity or conception of oneself : self-invention
Adolescence is a time of self-creation for many people.

Word History

First Known Use

1906, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of self-creation was in 1906

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Cite this Entry

“Self-creation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/self-creation. Accessed 28 Nov. 2022.

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