self-concept

[ self-kon-sept, self- ]

noun
  1. the idea or mental image one has of oneself and one's strengths, weaknesses, status, etc.; self-image.

Origin of self-concept

1
First recorded in 1890–95; self- + concept
  • Also called self-con·cep·tion [self-kuhn-sep-shuhn] /ˈsɛlf kənˈsɛp ʃən/ .

Words Nearby self-concept

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British Dictionary definitions for self-concept

self-concept

noun
  1. psychol the whole set of attitudes, opinions, and cognitions that a person has of himself

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