Definition of self-identity in English:

self-identity

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noun

[mass noun]
The recognition of one’s potential and qualities as an individual, especially in relation to social context: caring can become the defining characteristic of women’s self-identity
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  • However, some participants reported that they would shift self-identity in different contexts and situations.
  • In this context, note the attention contemporary social theory lavishes on the self, self-identity, and individual subjectivity.
  • If they perform well, their sense of self-identity is enhanced, while a lack of success results in further fear of failure.

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