American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- pro. Myself. Used as a reflexive when we is used instead of I by a singular speaker or author, as in an editorial or a royal proclamation. See Usage Note at myself.
- pro. Nonstandard Ourselves. See Note at hisself.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Myself: relating to we and us, when used of a single person, as in the regal or formal style.
“Our inner being, which we call ourself, no eye nor touch of man or angel has ever pierced.”
“It would appear, then, that what we call ourself must have a”
“(Jane Watkinson) Whilst the Liberal Democrats cannot rule out a pact with Labour if a hung parliament occurred, it is important to make sure that at the moment we distance ourself from the courting that is currently taking place by both Labour and the Tories.”
“Whilst the Liberal Democrats cannot rule out a pact with Labour if a hung parliament occurred, it is important to make sure that at the moment we distance ourself from the courting that is currently taking place by both Labour and the Tories.”
“Like I said before we shoot at running deer because we have confidence in ourself that we can do it.”
“Lets extrange ourself from the rest of the world because we don't understand them.”
“After the tiring shopping, we decided to entertain ourself by playing foosball.”
“We have isolated ourself from the rest of the world, Bolton is just the bulldog on the porch holding everyone out.”
“It’s hard to face that we can’t please everyone, but once we weigh the consequences we have to take that leap and believe in ourself; although I have to confess I always weighed the consequences and then ‘risked’ only when I believed it was safe to do so (which might not seem like risking to some but to others any step out our comfort zone is a risk).”
“Why do we have to carry all the burdin ourself. d1120”
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