SELF-CONSCIOUS EMOTION

an emotion that condemns or celebrates the self and its actions when we are being evaluated by another person. This emotion is experienced either to hide some flaw or to expose some good quality.

SELF-CONSCIOUS EMOTION: "Guilt, shame and pride are all self-conscious emotions."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SELF-CONSCIOUS EMOTION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/self-conscious-emotion/ (accessed August 2, 2020).
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