Examples of selfhood in a Sentence
he spent a year in a monastery determining the core of his selfhood
Recent Examples of selfhood from the Web
SCORPIO Leaving behind: Hoarding your selfhood through privacy obsessions.
If your selfhood is a coincidence of genes and timing?
Selfhood and images, imagination and environment, converge as never before, even as surrealism, or, simply, the cinema of the impossible, has become even more commonplace, thanks to C.G.I.—for that matter, thanks to Snapchat filters—
In most novels domestics serve only to open and close doors, make meals or assist with the toilette of those who have attained true selfhood.
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First Known Use of selfhood
Synonymscharacter, identity, individualism, personality, individuality, self-identity
Related Wordsdistinctiveness, idiosyncrasy, oneness, peculiarity, separateness, singleness, singularity, uniqueness; disposition, humor, nature, temper, temperament; independence
Near Antonymsconformity, conventionality
SELFHOOD Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of selfhood for English Language Learners
: the quality that makes a person or thing different from others
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