SELF-CONSCIOUSNESS

1. A personality trait of reflection about yourself. 2. See reflective consciousness. 3. Sensitivity about our own behaviour, appearance and attributes. To be conscious about one's own self is referred as self-consciousness.

SELF-CONSCIOUSNESS: "Joe was self-conscious about the large scar on his face."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SELF-CONSCIOUSNESS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/self-consciousness/ (accessed October 12, 2019).
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