Examples from the Web for selfhood
Instead, each American should spend his days cultivating his individualism, his selfhood.
If selfhood as such is a bad thing, the blame lies not with the self but with the universe, with providence.Human Nature and Conduct|John Dewey
The destruction of selfhood was the great evil of the old system of teaching.Dickens As an Educator|James L. (James Laughlin) Hughes
The half-way position between childhood and maturity which retains the immaturity of childhood, but feels the selfhood of the man.Training the Teacher|A. F. Schauffler
In selfhood, necessary as it is, there is no virtue, and little joy.
Selfhood I have preferred to call it; self-love, be it, if you please.
British Dictionary definitions for selfhood
- the state of having a distinct identity
- the individuality so possessed