Etymology
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self-aware (adj.)

"aware of oneself," in a psychological sense, 1892, a back-formation from self-awareness, or else from self- + aware.

updated on April 16, 2022

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Definitions of self-aware from WordNet

self-aware (adj.)
aware of yourself as an individual or of your own being and actions and thoughts; "self-conscious about their roles as guardians of the social values"- D.M.Potter;
Synonyms: self-conscious
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