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Meaning of SELF-CONSCIOUS

Pronunciation:  self 'kânshus

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [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. [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"
 

SELF-CONSCIOUS is a 14 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: conscious, uncomfortable
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Self`-con"scious\, a.
1. Conscious of one's acts or state as belonging to, or
   originating in, one's self. ``My self-conscious worth.''
   --Dryden.

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

 

 

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