- the ego; that which knows, remembers, desires, suffers, etc., as contrasted with that known, remembered, etc.
- the uniting principle, as a soul, underlying all subjective experience.
Origin of self
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How to use self in a sentence
Convinced that Nero had become a self-aggrandizing liability, they decided he must go.
Librarian Will Andersen is partial to the self-published memoirs by soldiers not as famous as Ike.Things are shipshape at the Army and Navy Club on Farragut Square in D.C.|John Kelly|November 18, 2020|Washington Post
The comedian will wrap up his self-titled nightly TBS show next year, and then move to HBO Max, where he’ll host a weekly variety series.Conan O’Brien’s move to HBO Max heralds the future of late-night comedy|Adam Epstein|November 18, 2020|Quartz
So this is from a self-interested standpoint, a critical issue for us.
These new systems self-monitor the condition of roads and bridges quickly and accurately and can, sometimes, even repair themselves.Smart Concrete Could Pave the Way for High-Tech, Cost-Effective Roads|Luna Lu|November 13, 2020|Singularity Hub
I was heavy in spirit, my conscience accused me of a wrong to one of the “selfs” in me,—for we have several selfs, I think.Unveiling a Parallel|Alice Ilgenfritz Jones and Ella Marchant
Us ladies is musin our selfs er makin dis ole fing farly howl.The Broken Sword|Dennison Worthington
While, in the case of the Selfs consisting of food and so on, a further inner Self is duly mentioned each time.
The preceding adhikarana had shown that the five Selfs (consisting of food, mind, and so on), which the Taitt.
For Kapila, by acknowledging a plurality of Selfs, does not admit the doctrine of there being one universal Self.