Definition of 'self'
Example sentences containing 'self'
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Putting your real self into a relationship instead of just wanting to please will deepen love. The Sun (2008)We feel like our old selves again. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Initially he was acting in self defence. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Now they were back to their old selves. The Sun (2012)Your elephant cannot get over its self. THROWING THE ELEPHANT (2002)The use of defense mechanisms to protect self is a normal human reaction. Educational Psychology in a Changing World (1988)When he watched that audition tape he found himself unexpectedly forgiving of his young self. Times, Sunday Times (2015)She was a shadow of her former self. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Do you feel the need to hide your true self in person? Times, Sunday Times (2008)You can be your true and best self and live the life that is right for you. The Sun (2008)Giving them a sense that they are contributing to something bigger than the self is essential. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Love that lets you be your real self makes a relationship special. The Sun (2013)We can kick on and be our normal selves again. The Sun (2009)He claims he acted in self defence. The Sun (2010)Her old self is barely visible under deep layers of padding. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The mood of reflection lasted half a day and then he was back to his usual ebullient self. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Your thoughts, feelings and emotions are to the fore and your usual practical self takes a back seat. The Sun (2016)Art gave me a sense of self and identity, which I used to remove anxiety. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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