Share this entry

selfness Syllabification: self·ness
Pronunciation: /ˈselfnəs/

Definition of selfness in English:

noun

1A person’s essential individuality.
Example sentences
  • When art draws on this information it resonates with our sense of essential selfness, and we experience the aesthetic value as happiness.

Definition of selfness in:

Share this entry

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day whippersnapper
Pronunciation: ˈ(h)wipərˌsnapər
noun
a young, inexperienced person considered presumptuous or overconfident...