self-consciously love

self-consciously

Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adverb In a self-conscious manner

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adverb in an uncomfortably self-conscious manner

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • He stole a glance at Kirk, then looked away again when he found the boy’s expression self-consciously blank and unreadable.

    The Janus Gate: Future Imperfect

  • He stole a glance at Kirk, then looked away again when he found the boy’s expression self-consciously blank and unreadable.

    The Janus Gate: Future Imperfect

  • He stole a glance at Kirk, then looked away again when he found the boy’s expression self-consciously blank and unreadable.

    The Janus Gate: Future Imperfect

  • “I already did,” he says, chuckling self-consciously, which makes the whole group erupt in laughter, finally breaking the ice.

    American Grace

  • She passes out colored markers and paper, and each girl marks her paper gingerly, glancing around the room self-consciously.

    American Grace

  • Rather than a defective personality trait, authority-mindedness is understood to be ‘an intentionally adopted’ worldview that ‘self-consciously values authority.’

    American Grace

  • She crossed her arms self-consciously, covering the worn spots on her skirt.

    Uprising

  • His prose is self-consciously "good" minimalist prose in which stating the blandly obvious in simple declarative sentences is meant to pass as poetic and full of implied feeling and meaning.

    Wishing Woody had shot the narrator or, better yet, not shot Vicky Cristina Barcelona

  • Thieves Like Us, then, is only typically an Altman movie in the ways that it is self-consciously not a typical Altman movie.

    Thieves unlike them

  • Hal Duncan's Vellum maybe fits the bill, being recent and (in parts) self-consciously modern (ist)?

    MIND MELD: New SF/F Recommendations for the Golden Age Reader

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.