A person’s essential being that distinguishes them from others, especially considered as the object of introspection or reflexive action
Of or directed towards oneself or itself
One’s particular nature or personality; the qualities that make one individual or unique
these whispers come from our inner self
In apposition to the first person plural pronoun we: for our part; personally; as far as we are concerned. Now rare.
Chiefly Philosophy. That which is not a self, or is not regarded as part of an individual's conscious self; the external world. Also: (especially in Buddhism) a state characterized by the absence of, or a lack of awareness of, any form of conscious, independent self.
That which is other than self; something different from the conscious self; the non-ego.
Deliberate injury to oneself, typically as a manifestation of a psychological or psychiatric disorder
A purple-flowered Eurasian plant of the mint family, which was formerly widely used for healing wounds
The use of one’s own efforts and resources to achieve things without relying on others
Regard for one’s own well-being and happiness
Made by oneself
Excessive, self-absorbed unhappiness over one’s own troubles
Another term for self-government111.
(Of a plant) propagate itself by seed
(Of a plant) propagate itself by seed
A higher or better part, version, or aspect of one's self.
Behaviour which causes damage or harm to oneself
(Of a machine or operation) acting without external influence or control; automatic
Having conscious knowledge of one’s own character and feelings
The building of homes by their owners
Another term for self-deception.
The denial of one’s own interests and needs; self-sacrifice
Lack of confidence in oneself and one’s abilities
(Of a hired vehicle) driven by the person who hires the vehicle, rather than a professional driver
Confidence in one’s own worth or abilities; self-respect
(Of stone) having an undressed surface
A furnace or machine that renews its own fuel or material automatically
(Of a walk or visit to a tourist attraction) undertaken without the supervision of a tour guide
Intense dislike of oneself
The idea one has of one’s abilities, appearance, and personality
Movement caused by oneself or itself, not by an external action or agent
Named after oneself or by oneself
The intentional or inadvertent parodying or exaggeration of one’s usual behaviour or speech
The action of praising oneself; boasting
Evaluation of one’s own character, feelings, or behaviour, used as a tool in psychology to quantify people’s perception of themselves or assess mental health risks
Regard or consideration for oneself; self-respect
Provide details about (one’s circumstances, typically one’s medical or psychological condition)
(Of a country or region) having the freedom to govern itself or control its own affairs
(Of a young child, especially one left to fall asleep on their own) stop crying without being comforted by a parent or carer
Coated with an adhesive on one side for ready application to a surface
The devotion of time and attention to gaining knowledge of an academic subject without assistance from a teacher or tutor
Using a description or title that one has given oneself
The complex of drives and responses relating to the self; the set of potentialities which develop in an individual’s character in response to parental and other external influence
A lotion containing ingredients that react with the skin to produce an artificial suntan
Having acquired knowledge or skill on one’s own initiative rather than through formal instruction or training
A mechanism in a camera that introduces a delay between the operation of the shutter release and the opening of the shutter, so that the photographer can be included in the photograph
(Of an album, CD, etc.) having a title that is the same as the performer’s name
Obstinately doing what one wants in spite of the wishes or orders of others