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self-conscious meaning and definition

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Definition of self-conscious (adjective)

  1. aware of yourself as an individual or of your own being and actions and thoughts
    • "self-conscious awareness"; "self-conscious about their roles as guardians of the social values"- D.M.Potter
    • synonyms: self-aware
  2. excessively and uncomfortably conscious of your appearance or behavior
    • "self-conscious teenagers"; "wondered if she could ever be untidy without feeling self-conscious about it"
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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