[ adjective ] 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
Used in print(Bruce Palmer, "My Brother's Keeper", Many Are...)
All his emotions had been inward , self-conscious .
[ adjective ] 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"