self-identity

noun
self-iden·​ti·​ty | \ ˌself-ī-ˈden-tə-tē How to pronounce self-identity (audio) , -ˈde-nə-tē \

Definition of self-identity

1 : sameness of a thing with itself
2 : individuality self-understanding is the necessary condition of a sense of self-identity— J. C. Murray

First Known Use of self-identity

1794, in the meaning defined at sense 2

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self-identification

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

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