sense of self

noun phrase

Definition of sense of self

: ideas about the type of person one really is

Word by Word Definitions

sense play
  1. : a meaning conveyed or intended : import, signification

  2. : the faculty of perceiving by means of sense organs

  3. : a specialized function or mechanism (such as sight, hearing, smell, taste, or touch) by which an animal receives and responds to external or internal stimuli

  1. : to perceive by the senses (see 1sense 2)

  2. : to be or become conscious of

  3. : grasp, comprehend

self play
  1. : an individual's typical character or behavior

  2. : an individual's temporary behavior or character

  3. : a person in prime condition

  1. : myself, himself, herself

  1. : having a single character or quality throughout

  2. : of the same kind (as in color, material, or pattern) as something with which it is used

  3. : identical, same

  1. : inbreed

  2. : to pollinate with pollen from the same flower or plant

  3. : to undergo self-pollination

  1. : oneself or itself

  2. : of oneself or itself

  3. : by oneself or itself


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