[ noun ] your consciousness of your own identity
Used in print(Joyce O. Hertzler, American Social Institutions;...)
The significant things in it , at the higher religious levels , are the inner emotional , mental , and spiritual occurrences that fill the pressing human needs of self-preservation , self pacification , and self completion .
The significant things in it , at the higher religious levels , are the inner emotional , mental , and spiritual occurrences that fill the pressing human needs of self-preservation , self pacification , and self completion .(Marvin Schiller, "The Sheep's in the Meadow,"...)
In my letters I took_on a personality that differed from the self I knew in real_life .
They caused my love for Jessica to become warmer and at_the_same_time more hopeless , as if my adolescent self knew that only torment would ever bring me the courage to ask to see her again .(Robert Heinlein, Stranger in a Strange Land....)
Now that he knew himself to be self he was free to grok ever closer to his brothers , merge without let .
[ noun ] a person considered as a unique individual
"one's own self"
Used in print(Chicago Daily Tribune...)
His addle-brained knight-errant , self appointed to the ridiculous position in an age when armor had already been relegated to museums and the chivalrous code of knight-errantry had become a joke , is , as Cervantes no_doubt intended , a gaunt but gracious symbol of good , moving soberly and sincerely in a world of cynics , hypocrites and rogues .(Francis Pollini, Night....)
His old self .(Robert Heinlein, Stranger in a Strange Land....)
Mike stopped to cherish all his brother selves , the many threes-fulfilled on Mars , corporate and discorporate , the precious few on Earth - the unknown powers of three on Earth that would be his to merge with and cherish now that at_last long waiting he grokked and cherished himself .(Philip Jos‚ Farmer, The Lovers....)
`` How wonderful to see your cherished self .
[ adjective ] combining form; oneself or itself
Used in print(Successful Farming, 59:12...)
There are three principal feed_bunk types for dairy and beef_cattle : ( 1 ) Fence-line bunks - cattle eat from one side while feed is put_in from the opposite side of the fence by self unloading wagons ; ( 2 ) Mechanized bunks - they sit within the feed_lot , are filled by a mechanical conveyor above feeding surface ; ( 3 ) Special bunks - as discussed here , they permit cattle to eat from all sides .
Filling these bunks by the same self unloading wagons used to fill silos spreads cost of the wagons over more time and operations .
[ adjective ] used as a combining form; relating to--of or by or to or from or for--the self
"self-knowledge" "self-proclaimed" "self-induced"
Used in print(Ralph J. Salisbury, "On the Old Santa Fe Trail...)
Johnson 's fat hand , another bottle were protruding from the truck cab , and that self proclaimed Baptist teetotaler , had a bottle at his own lips .
[ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 1251