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1. self-knowledge

noun. an understanding of yourself and your goals and abilities.

Synonyms

  • savvy
  • apprehension
  • understanding

Antonyms

  • injudiciousness
  • incomprehension
  • tasteful
  • tasteless

Etymology

  • knowledge (English)
  • knowleche (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • self- (English)

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2. self-consciousness

noun. ['ˌsɛlfˈkɑːnʃəsnəs'] embarrassment deriving from the feeling that others are critically aware of you.

Synonyms

  • uncomfortableness
  • embarrassment

Antonyms

  • disembarrassment
  • incognizance
  • unknowingness

3. self-satisfaction

noun. the feeling you have when you are satisfied with yourself.

Synonyms

  • self-complacency
  • complacency
  • smugness
  • satisfaction

Antonyms

  • discontentment
  • nonpayment
  • letdown
  • boredom

Etymology

  • satisfaction (English)
  • satisfactio (Latin)
  • self- (English)

4. self-sustaining

adjective. able to provide for your own needs without help from others.

Synonyms

  • independent
  • self-sufficient

Antonyms

  • joint
  • unfree
  • nonworker

5. self-confidence

noun. ['ˌsɛlfˈkɑːnfədəns'] freedom from doubt; belief in yourself and your abilities.

Synonyms

  • assurance
  • authority
  • uncertain
  • sure
  • self-assurance
  • unsure
  • certainty
  • incertain
  • sureness
  • confidence

Antonyms

  • uncertain
  • sure
  • unsure
  • uncertainty

Etymology

  • confidence (English)
  • confidentia (Latin)
  • self- (English)

6. self-determination

noun. ['ˈsɛlfdɪˌtɝːməˈneɪʃən'] government of a political unit by its own people.

Synonyms

  • self-rule
  • local option
  • home rule
  • liberty
  • self-government
  • autonomy

Etymology

  • determination (English)
  • self- (English)

7. self-esteem

noun. a feeling of pride in yourself.

Synonyms

  • pridefulness
  • pride

Antonyms

  • venial sin
  • dissatisfaction
  • humble

Etymology

  • esteem (English)
  • self- (English)

8. knowledge

noun. ['ˈnɑːlədʒ, ˈnɑːlɪdʒ'] the psychological result of perception and learning and reasoning.

Synonyms

  • episteme
  • unconscious process
  • equivalent
  • head
  • mental process
  • perception
  • public knowledge
  • mind
  • process
  • cognitive content
  • mental attitude
  • cognitive operation
  • mental lexicon
  • place
  • structure
  • nous
  • power
  • information
  • operation
  • lexicon
  • mental object
  • inability
  • practice
  • cognitive process
  • history
  • brain
  • attitude
  • content
  • psyche
  • ability
  • general knowledge
  • cognition
  • cognitive factor
  • psychological feature
  • vocabulary
  • lexis

Antonyms

  • ability
  • unequal
  • undock
  • follower

Etymology

  • knowleche (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. self

noun. ['ˈsɛlf'] your consciousness of your own identity.

Synonyms

  • anima
  • ego

Antonyms

  • stranger
  • introvert
  • withholder

Etymology

  • self (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. self

noun. ['ˈsɛlf'] a person considered as a unique individual.

Synonyms

  • someone
  • soul
  • number one
  • person
  • individual
  • somebody

Antonyms

  • adult
  • loser
  • unemotional person
  • worker

Etymology

  • self (Middle English (1100-1500))
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