self-perception

noun
self-per·cep·tion | \ˌself-pər-ˈsep-shən \

Definition of self-perception 

: perception of oneself especially : self-concept

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1666, in the meaning defined above

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self-perception

noun

English Language Learners Definition of self-perception

: the idea that you have about the kind of person you are

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