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Princeton's WordNet

  1. self-conscious, self-aware(adj)

    aware of yourself as an individual or of your own being and actions and thoughts

    "self-conscious awareness"; "self-conscious about their roles as guardians of the social values"- D.M.Potter

    Synonyms:
    self-aware

    Antonyms:
    unconscious, comfortable

  2. self-conscious(adj)

    excessively and uncomfortably conscious of your appearance or behavior

    "self-conscious teenagers"; "wondered if she could ever be untidy without feeling self-conscious about it"

    Synonyms:
    self-aware

    Antonyms:
    unconscious, comfortable

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    shy, uncomfortable, timid

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How to use self-conscious in a sentence?

  1. Steven Wise:

    They're self-conscious, they understand that they existed yesterday, that they're going to exist tomorrow.

  2. Kanye West:

    I was so self-conscious about the nanny and the housekeeper that I didn't want them to hear me screaming in the living room, i think that that's such a metaphor of something for the existence of so-called well-off people that they're not really well-off -- they won't even scream in their own house.

  3. Kendall Jenner:

    Where it really impacted me was how self-conscious I became about it. It completely ruined my self-esteem. I wouldn’t even look at people when I talked to them, i felt like such an outcast; when I spoke, it was with my hand covering my face. Sure, I had crushes in high school, but I wouldn’t even think about looking at guys.

  4. Matsumoto Seiko:

    When I was younger, I was working in Osaka, my accent from the countryside made me very self-conscious and shy, but since my hometown has been registered as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, I'm so proud to introduce it to others.

  5. Barbara Bush:

    I may sometimes be a little awkward, but there's nothing self-conscious in my love of country. I am Barbara Bush -- but I hear the quiet people others don't.


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