self-image

noun
self-im·​age | \ ˈself-ˈi-mij How to pronounce self-image (audio) \

Definition of self-image

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

First Known Use of self-image

1939, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of self-image was in 1939

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“Self-image.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/self-image. Accessed 2 Dec. 2020.

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self-image

noun
How to pronounce self-image (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of self-image

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

self-image

noun
self-im·​age | \ -ˈim-ij How to pronounce self-image (audio) \

Medical Definition of self-image

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

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