identification of oneself with some other person or thing.
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How to use self-identification in a sentence
Magnificent sporting events, like the Super Bowl, bring out fierce loyalties and unusual modes of self-identification.Taste Off: Super Bowl State Wines From Colorado and Washington | Jordan Salcito | February 1, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Plus, when it comes to polling, party label is a matter of self-identification.
Remember, this is self-identification ("press 1if you're a Democrat").
He still believes strongly in democracy, secularism, Palestinian self-identification, and the potential of the Left.Elias Khoury: Profile of the Essential Arab Novelist Today | Jacob Silverman | August 3, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
He needs help in choosing a job, because self-identification is dependent upon some kind of occupational identity.Herein is Love | Reuel L. Howe
They are dramatic soliloquies; but the poet's self-identification with each of his creations, in turn, remains incomplete.From Chaucer to Tennyson | Henry A. Beers
There are probably as many political tongues as there are circumstances of self-identification within a society.The Civilization of Illiteracy | Mihai Nadin
That is, the identity of one entity is related to the identity of others in relation to which self-identification takes place.The Civilization of Illiteracy | Mihai Nadin
Neutral ships, in order to escape attack by German submarines had to resort to unusual methods of self-identification.