What does self-conscious mean?
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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
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"
aware of oneself as an individual being
uncomfortably over-conscious of one's appearance or behaviour
conscious of one's acts or state as belonging to, or originating in, one's self
conscious of one's self as an object of the observation of others; as, the speaker was too self-conscious
The numerical value of self-conscious in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of self-conscious in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Examples of self-conscious in a Sentence
With the growth of social media, there is no question that people see themselves more often in a bad light, social media has made some people more self-conscious.
Where it really impacted me was how self-conscious I became about it. It completely ruined my self-esteem. I wouldn’t even look at people when I talked to them, i felt like such an outcast; when I spoke, it was with my hand covering my face. Sure, I had crushes in high school, but I wouldn’t even think about looking at guys.
Subliminal messages delivered by toys, clothes and accessories about gender-appropriate roles and behaviors, proper weight and all matters appearance are internalized, as are the less subtle ones delivered verbally and in writing, when they reach puberty, girls are self-conscious and more prone to self-criticism, so these message seeds finally find a fertile ground to grow in.
I can’t live like this. It affects my relationship, it affects everything, i’m very self-conscious.
It was exactly my process, basically, I am an unsure, self-conscious, shy person. That is how I started — even when I was in college —before I would get on stage, I would start drinking. I would start drinking to stop shaking.
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