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body image Syllabification: bod·y im·age

Entry from US English dictionary

Definition of body image in English:


The subjective picture or mental image of one’s own body.
Example sentences
  • Although girls getting plastic surgery is a big deal, it stems from bad body image and low self-esteem.
  • I'm studying gender and body image in the context of romantic relationships.
  • Both were protests against bulimia and the culture's notion of body image.
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