selfhood

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noun self·hood \-ˌhu̇d\

Definition of selfhood

  1. 1 :  individuality

  2. 2 :  the quality or state of being selfish

Examples of selfhood in a sentence

  1. he spent a year in a monastery determining the core of his selfhood

1649

First Known Use of selfhood

1649


SELFHOOD Defined for English Language Learners

selfhood

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noun self·hood \-ˌhu̇d\

Definition of selfhood for English Language Learners

  • : the quality that makes a person or thing different from others



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