Definition of self-awareness in English:

self-awareness

noun

  • Conscious knowledge of one's own character, feelings, motives, and desires.

    ‘the process can be painful but it leads to greater self-awareness’
    • ‘The last chapter on the evolution and functions of self-awareness is particularly captivating.’
    • ‘Consciousness or self-awareness is obviously the proverbial tip of the iceberg.’
    • ‘This book is extremely helpful in developing self-awareness and skills for working with women.’
    • ‘This requires a high level of self-awareness and ability to make informed and independent decisions.’
    • ‘Over the years his poetry has experienced an evolution of themes and self-awareness.’
    • ‘Studying for exams was the least helpful approach for teaching self-awareness.’
    • ‘To apply the golden rule adequately, we need knowledge, imagination and self-awareness.’
    • ‘They had thought that, because of the immediacy of self-awareness, the self must be a genuine object of consciousness.’
    • ‘It is an oddly theatrical moment of self-awareness, of the desire to be individual but cling to the safety of the group.’
    • ‘Other areas covered in the workshop include self-awareness, communication skills and anger management.’
    • ‘This self-awareness, this sentient consciousness is also what separates us from every other animal life form on the planet.’
    • ‘Through journal writing and therapy, increase self-awareness of feelings and needs.’
    • ‘Victoria, on the other hand, has a smattering of self-awareness.’
    • ‘The problem is that their professed ideals are at odds with their lack of self-awareness.’
    • ‘Then I came to realize that every time I create self-awareness, consciousness arises as a byproduct.’
    • ‘With consciousness come moral beliefs, rational arguments and self-awareness.’
    • ‘The training included listening skills, issues of confidentiality, communication and self-awareness.’
    • ‘Darkly mesmerising, the film hypnotises us into self-awareness and then snaps its fingers.’
    • ‘The third level of development involves self-awareness and an ability to use theory with clients.’
    • ‘Collins began to note how certain foods made her feel, and this self-awareness led her to alter her diet.’

Pronunciation

self-awareness

/ˈˌsɛlf əˈwɛrnəs//ˈˌself əˈwernəs/