- the state of being an individual person; individuality.
- one's personality.
Origin of selfhood
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Examples from the Web for selfhood
Instead, each American should spend his days cultivating his individualism, his selfhood.How the American Novel Lost Its Religion
Philip F. Gura
April 18, 2013
It is quickly reached when we attempt to probe the mystery of selfhood.Mountain Meditations
For selfhood—the asserting of the Ego—is the root of all evil.
In selfhood, nothing can be done, for life is always in conjunction.Dawn
Mrs. Harriet A. Adams
Selfhood I have preferred to call it; self-love, be it, if you please.
The title which I have chosen for this discourse, is Selfhood and Sacrifice.
- the state of having a distinct identity
- the individuality so possessed
- a person's character
- the quality of being egocentric
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