Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The mental image or perception that one has of oneself.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Social identity is defined as the part of the individual’s self-concept, which is affected by the knowledge of membership in a social group.5

    Experiential Marketing

  • Social identity is defined as the part of the individual’s self-concept, which is affected by the knowledge of membership in a social group.5

    Experiential Marketing

  • Just as your self-concept as a woman affects many realms of your life, each step you make in relating to and cherishing your femininity will have multiple positive impacts.

    Wild Feminine

  • Just as your self-concept as a woman affects many realms of your life, each step you make in relating to and cherishing your femininity will have multiple positive impacts.

    Wild Feminine

  • Keep expanding your self-concept to find your new edge.

    Wild Feminine

  • With a new peer group and a fresh start, he had a chance to shift his self-concept, and in his case, that made all the difference.

    Red Flags or Red Herrings?

  • With a new peer group and a fresh start, he had a chance to shift his self-concept, and in his case, that made all the difference.

    Red Flags or Red Herrings?

  • Keep expanding your self-concept to find your new edge.

    Wild Feminine

  • Her self-concept was so damaged that she projected it onto them, incessantly criticizing and undermining them.

    The 7

  • Jennifer was surprised by the direct impact that her stress around self-worth played in her body and wanted to change her self-concept to relieve this tension in her core.

    Wild Feminine

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  • sum total of a being's knowledge and understanding of his or her self

    October 8, 2007