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self-awareness Line breaks: self-awareness

Definition of self-awareness in English:


[mass noun]
Conscious knowledge of one’s own character, feelings, motives, and desires: the process can be painful but it leads to greater self-awareness
More example sentences
  • Then I came to realize that every time I create self-awareness, consciousness arises as a byproduct.
  • Through journal writing and therapy, increase self-awareness of feelings and needs.
  • To apply the golden rule adequately, we need knowledge, imagination and self-awareness.



Pronunciation: /ˌsɛlfəˈwɛː/
Example sentences
  • To be sure, people may well feel these constraints with particular intensity, if only because our species is so self-aware.
  • It demonstrates the adventuresome, curious, and self-aware attitude of TGB.
  • I think a lot of medical people need to become much more self-aware.

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