self-image

noun self-im·age \ ˈself-ˈi-mij \

Definition of self-image

: one's conception of oneself or of one's role

First Known Use of self-image

1939


SELF-IMAGE Defined for English Language Learners

self-image

Definition of self-image for English Language Learners

  • : the way you think about yourself and your abilities or appearance


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self-image

noun self-im·age \ -ˈim-ij \

medical Definition of self-image

: one's conception of oneself or of one's role

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