Definition of ownhood in English:

ownhood

noun

rare
  • The condition of considering oneself, one's will, etc., as one's own or at one's own disposal.

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in John Ellistone (d. 1652). From own + -hood, after German Eigenheit peculiarity, used by J. Behmen (alias J. Boehme) in sense ‘selfhood’.

Pronunciation

ownhood

/ˈəʊnhʊd/