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Definitions for myself
maɪˈsɛlfmy·self

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Wiktionary

  1. myself(Noun)

    that being which is oneself

    I am not myself today.

    Etymology: From me (pronoun) + self (pronoun). Later partly reinterpreted as my + self (noun).

  2. myself(Pronoun)

    Me, as direct or indirect object .

    I taught myself.

    Etymology: From me (pronoun) + self (pronoun). Later partly reinterpreted as my + self (noun).

  3. myself(Pronoun)

    Personally, for my part; used in apposition to I, sometimes for simple emphasis and sometimes with implicit exclusion of any others performing the activity described.

    Etymology: From me (pronoun) + self (pronoun). Later partly reinterpreted as my + self (noun).

  4. myself(Pronoun)

    Me (as the object of a verb or preposition).

    Etymology: From me (pronoun) + self (pronoun). Later partly reinterpreted as my + self (noun).

  5. myself(Pronoun)

    I (as the subject of a verb).

    Etymology: From me (pronoun) + self (pronoun). Later partly reinterpreted as my + self (noun).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Myself

    i or me in person; -- used for emphasis, my own self or person; as I myself will do it; I have done it myself; -- used also instead of me, as the object of the first person of a reflexive verb, without emphasis; as, I will defend myself

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Myself

    mī-self′, or me-self′, pron. I or me, in person—used for the sake of emphasis and also as the reciprocal of me.

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'myself' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #856

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'myself' in Written Corpus Frequency: #544

How to pronounce myself?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
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    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say myself in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of myself in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of myself in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of myself in a Sentence

  1. Paul Ryan:

    I will not sugarcoat this, this is a disappointing day for us. Doing big things is hard. All of us. All of us, myself included, we will need time to reflect on how we got to this moment, what we could have done to do it better, we were a 10-year opposition party, where being against things was easy to do. You just had to be against it.

  2. Parlow Cone:

    That was a really scary time for myself, my family, and my teammates who were 30 minutes away in training camp, wondering what's going on with me, my concussion symptoms were just continuing to get worse, were affecting my daily life, affecting my training, affecting my performance.

  3. Rumi:

    Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.

  4. Lindsey Graham:

    Given the quickly changing tide of public opinion on this issue, I do not believe that an attempt to amend the U.S. Constitution could possibly gain the support of three-fourths of the states or a supermajority in the U.S. Congress, rather than pursing a divisive effort that would be doomed to fail, I am committing myself to ensuring the protection of religious liberties of all Americans.

  5. Officer Wordie Johnson:

    Good people live here -- people, myself included, who love it, but we know this city will never be the way it was.

Images & Illustrations of myself

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