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selfhood

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the set of qualities that make a person different from other people
  • he spent a year in a monastery determining the core of his selfhood

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The first known use of selfhood was in 1568

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“Selfhood.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/selfhood. Accessed 19 Sep. 2020.

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