a non-standard variant of themselves (sense 3)
It is too easy for somebody to set themself up as a bouncer.
somebody who could not defend themself
Physical appearance is often indicative of how a person feels about themself.
help for somebody who doesn't care about themself
Sometimes the person themself wouldn't give me permission to talk to their GP.
Usually the last person to recognize they are ill is the depressive themself.
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