self-consciousness love



from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In philosophy, the act or state of being aware of one's self.
  • noun An instinctive idea of a self, or element of cognition, subject to correction or amplification, and thus distinguished from objective reality.
  • noun An acquired knowledge of a self as a center of motives.
  • noun A state of being self-conscious; the feeling of being under the observation of others.
  • noun Synonyms Pride, Egotism, Vanity, etc. See egotism.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The quality or state of being self-conscious.

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

  • noun The awareness of the self as an entity.
  • noun Shyness. A feeling of unease in social situations.

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

  • noun embarrassment deriving from the feeling that others are critically aware of you
  • noun self-awareness plus the additional realization that others are similarly aware of you


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