Dictionary search results

Showing 1-50 of 365 results

self British & World English

A person’s essential being that distinguishes them from others, especially considered as the object of introspection or reflexive action

self- British & World English

Of or directed towards oneself or itself

self English Thesaurus

these whispers come from our inner self

self- New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

forms hyphenated compounds except in selfmate, selfsame

one's self in self British & World English

One’s particular nature or personality; the qualities that make one individual or unique

self-harm British & World English

Deliberate injury to oneself, typically as a manifestation of a psychological or psychiatric disorder

self-heal British & World English

A purple-flowered Eurasian plant of the mint family, which was formerly widely used for healing wounds

self-help British & World English

The use of one’s own efforts and resources to achieve things without relying on others

self-love British & World English

Regard for one’s own well-being and happiness

self-made British & World English

Made by oneself

self-pity British & World English

Excessive, self-absorbed unhappiness over one’s own troubles

self-rule British & World English

Another term for self-government111.

self-seed British & World English

(Of a plant) propagate itself by seed

self-sow British & World English

(Of a plant) propagate itself by seed

self-abuse British & World English

Behaviour which causes damage or harm to oneself

self-acting British & World English

(Of a machine or operation) acting without external influence or control; automatic

self-build British & World English

The building of homes by their owners

self-deceit British & World English

Another term for self-deception.

self-denial British & World English

The denial of one’s own interests and needs; self-sacrifice

self-doubt British & World English

Lack of confidence in oneself and one’s abilities

self-drive British & World English

(Of a hired vehicle) driven by the person who hires the vehicle, rather than a professional driver

self-esteem British & World English

Confidence in one’s own worth or abilities; self-respect

self-faced British & World English

(Of stone) having an undressed surface

self-feeder British & World English

A furnace or machine that renews its own fuel or material automatically

self-guided British & World English

(Of a walk or visit to a tourist attraction) undertaken without the supervision of a tour guide

self-hatred British & World English

Intense dislike of oneself

self-image British & World English

The idea one has of one’s abilities, appearance, and personality

self-motion British & World English

Movement caused by oneself or itself, not by an external action or agent

self-named British & World English

Named after oneself or by oneself

self-parody British & World English

The intentional or inadvertent parodying or exaggeration of one’s usual behaviour or speech

self-praise British & World English

The action of praising oneself; boasting

self-rating British & World English

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

self-regard British & World English

Regard or consideration for oneself; self-respect

self-report British & World English

Provide details about (one’s circumstances, typically one’s medical or psychological condition)

self-ruling British & World English

(Of a country or region) having the freedom to govern itself or control its own affairs

self-stick British & World English

Coated with an adhesive on one side for ready application to a surface

self-styled British & World English

Using a description or title that one has given oneself

self-system British & World English

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

self-tanner British & World English

A lotion containing ingredients that react with the skin to produce an artificial suntan

self-taught British & World English

Having acquired knowledge or skill on one’s own initiative rather than through formal instruction or training

self-timer British & World English

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

self-titled British & World English

(Of an album, CD, etc.) having a title that is the same as the performer’s name

self-willed British & World English

Obstinately doing what one wants in spite of the wishes or orders of others

self-worth British & World English

Another term for self-esteem.

self-denial English Thesaurus

a farm built up over the years by hard work and self-denial

self-esteem English Thesaurus

assertiveness training for those with low self-esteem

self-styled English Thesaurus

the self-styled ‘General’ is in fact the biggest obstacle to peace in the region


Page: 1 2 3 ... 8