Definitions for self-conscious

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. self-conscious, self-aware(adj)

    aware of yourself as an individual or of your own being and actions and thoughts

    "self-conscious awareness"; "self-conscious about their roles as guardians of the social values"- D.M.Potter

  2. self-conscious(adj)

    excessively and uncomfortably conscious of your appearance or behavior

    "self-conscious teenagers"; "wondered if she could ever be untidy without feeling self-conscious about it"


  1. self-conscious(Adjective)

    aware of oneself as an individual being

  2. self-conscious(Adjective)

    uncomfortably over-conscious of one's appearance or behaviour

Webster Dictionary

  1. Self-conscious(adj)

    conscious of one's acts or state as belonging to, or originating in, one's self

  2. Self-conscious(adj)

    conscious of one's self as an object of the observation of others; as, the speaker was too self-conscious

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