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selves, plural;
  1. (of a trimming or cover) Of the same material and color as the rest of the item
    • - a dress with self belt
  1. Self-pollinate; self-fertilize
    • - the flowers never open and pollination is normally by selfing
  2. Cause (an animal or plant) to breed with or fertilize one of the same hybrid origin or strain
    • - progeny were derived from selfed crosses
  1. A person's essential being that distinguishes them from others, esp. considered as the object of introspection or reflexive action
    • - our alienation from our true selves
    • - guilt can be turned against the self
    • - language is an aspect of a person's sense of self
  2. A person's particular nature or personality; the qualities that make a person individual or unique
    • - by the end of the round he was back to his old self
    • - Paula seemed to be her usual cheerful self
  3. One's own interests or pleasure
    • - to love in an unpossessive way implies the total surrender of self
  1. Oneself, in particular

  2. Used ironically to refer in specified glowing terms to oneself or someone else
    • - the only side worth supporting is your own sweet self

  1. (used as a combining form) relating to--of or by or to or from or for--the self; "self-knowledge"; "self-proclaimed"; "self-induced"
  2. your consciousness of your own identity
  3. a person considered as a unique individual; "one's own self"
  4. The self is an individual person as the object of his or her own reflective consciousness. The self has been studied extensively by philosophers and psychologists and is central to many world religions.
  5. Self (sometimes written sElf or SeLF) is an American alternative pop/rock band from Murfreesboro, Tennessee and largely the brainchild of writer, singer, producer, and multi-instrumentalist Matt Mahaffey.
  6. Self was a series of three cyclecars built by the brothers Per and Hugo Wiertz in Svedala in 1916, 1919 and 1922.
  7. In many object-oriented programming languages, this (also called self or Me) is a keyword that is used in instance methods to refer to the object on which they are working. C++, and languages which derive in style from it (such as Java, C#, and PHP) generally use this. ...
  8. The self in Jungian theory is one of the archetypes. It signifies the coherent whole, unified consciousness and unconscious of a person - 'the totality of the psyche' . ...
  9. Self magazine is an American magazine for women that specializes in health, fitness, nutrition, beauty and happiness. Published by Condé Nast Publications 12 times a year, it has a circulation of 1,486,992 and a total audience of 5,541,000 readers, according to its corporate media kit. ...
  10. (selfness) this sense?) The quality or state of being oneself
  11. (Selves) (As utilized in conjunction with the healing modality known as "Voice Dialogue")  Holographic Fragments of human personality that are chipped off, sealed in a Veil of Forgetfulness, and deputized to perform certain observational and regulatory functions within a single individual. ...
  12. Differentia: Of a particular individual
  13. self patterning is using matching or just a shade light or darker threads to make an ornament that is monotone. It is a very rich and understated look, found on many designer silk sarees.
  14. A pseudovariable that is used to send messages from an object to itself.surname ^self lastname “send a message to the same object”See also super.
  15. The archetype of psychic Totality, according to Jung.
  16. There are two Selves in men — the Higher and the Lower, the Impersonal and the Personal Self. One is divine, the other semi-animal. A great distinction should be made between the two.
  17. who is in-the-world (according to me: MH officially says that the one is who is in-the-world in an average everyday way, but it sounds better to my ear to say that the self is in-the-world, and that self is either an average everyday self — the one-self — or occasionally, an authentic self).
  18. A pseudo-variable that is set to the current receiver. Source: NPG
  19. Term used by passers to describe a throw that is thrown & caught by the same juggler, as opposed to a pass to another juggler.
  20. (n) when capitalized usually refers to a spiritual definition such as; 1) One's true self beyond identification with the phenomenal reality of worldly existence; or 2) the soul or Atman (Sanskrit)
  21. Divine Consciousness residing in the individual, described as the witness of the mind or the pure I-awareness.
  22. The core of a person, which contains leadership qualities such as compassion, perspective, curiosity, and confidence. The Self is best equipped to lead the internal family.
  23. the Atman, the universal Spirit, the self-existent Being, the conscious essential Existence, one in all. The Self is being, not a being; it is the original and essential nature of our existence. [Integral Yoga]
  24. That odd and uncomfortable inner twitch that reminds me that I might just exist – and might be totally off track in my life.
  25. Theosophical literature distinguishes between self and ego: self is a purely spiritual unit, divine in essence, the same in every being, expressed as “I am”; egos are many, different in different beings, and expressed as “I am I. ...