self-identity

[ self-ahy-den-ti-tee, -i-den-, self- ]
/ ˈsɛlf aɪˈdɛn tɪ ti, -ɪˈdɛn-, ˌsɛlf- /
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noun

the identity or consciousness of identity of a thing with itself.

Origin of self-identity

First recorded in 1865–70
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British Dictionary definitions for self-identity

self-identity


noun

the conscious recognition of the self as having a unique identity
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Medicine definitions for self-identity

self-identity


n.

The oneness of a thing with itself.
An awareness of and identification with oneself as a separate individual.
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