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hərˈsɛlfher·self

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Wiktionary

  1. herselfpronoun

    her;

    She injured herself.

  2. herselfpronoun

    she;

    She was injured herself.

  3. herselfpronoun

    A self-important female

    What's herself up to this time?

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Herselfpronoun.

    The female personal pronoun, in the oblique cases reciprocal.

    The jealous o’er-worn widow and herself,
    Since that our brother dubb’d them gentlewomen,
    Are mighty gossips in this monarchy. William Shakespeare, Rich. III.

    The more she looks, the more her fears increase,
    At nearer sight; and she’s herself the less. Dryden.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Herself

    an emphasized form of the third person feminine pronoun; -- used as a subject with she; as, she herself will bear the blame; also used alone in the predicate, either in the nominative or objective case; as, it is herself; she blames herself

  2. Herself

    her own proper, true, or real character; hence, her right, or sane, mind; as, the woman was deranged, but she is now herself again; she has come to herself

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  1. Herself

    Herself is a film and tv character.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Herself

    hėr-self′, pron. the emphatic form of she in the nominative or objective case: in her real character: having the command of her facilities, sane.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'herself' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #527

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'herself' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1739

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of herself in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of herself in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of herself in a Sentence

  1. Ashley Willcott:

    Absolutely that changes everything because she's not the original aggressor, she, therefore, was initially the victim and there's a very good argument then [that she was] defending herself.

  2. Robert Sykes:

    Gwyneth Paltrow was skiing out of control, what Ms. Paltrow did that day was knock down Terry Sanderson, pick herself up, dust herself off and ski off without rendering any help.

  3. Bella Thorne:

    Bella Thorne also reflected on her time at the Disney Channel, claiming her contract was almost terminated after she posted a photo of herself in a bathing suit. They said, ‘ You’re lucky that Bella Thorne has such a fan base that we can't afford to fire her at this moment in time but if she does one more other thing, we will.

  4. James Thurber:

    She can't recuse herself [if she becomes president], whether it influences her decision making is questionable, but it is a legitimate thing to focus on by her political opposition.

  5. Elizabeth Warren:

    I get why some people think there’s hay to be made here, you wo n’t find my family members on any rolls, and I ’m not enrolled in a tribe. ... I respect that distinction. Defending herself, she said :.

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