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The recognition of one's potential and qualities as an individual, especially in relation to social context.‘caring can become the defining characteristic of women's self-identity’
self-esteem, dignity, honour, self-respect, ego, self-worth, self-image, self-regard, pride in oneself, pride in one's abilities, belief in one's worth, faith in oneselfView synonyms
- ‘Even the drive to self-identity is partly cultural.’
- ‘Their keen sense of self-identity runs deeper than in just about any other American dynasty.’
- ‘Researchers have documented that Japanese self-identity tends to shift across situations in order to fulfill social roles and obligations.’
- ‘However, some participants reported that they would shift self-identity in different contexts and situations.’
- ‘Further, role transitions interact with an individual's global self-identity.’
- ‘Thus he considered that they had succumbed to an impersonal and anonymous mode of consciousness which precluded spontaneous feeling and was devoid of a secure sense of self-identity.’
- ‘Questions of self-identity within one's own cultural context were eloquently dealt with by two artists from Singapore.’
- ‘If they perform well, their sense of self-identity is enhanced, while a lack of success results in further fear of failure.’
- ‘It can feel like both annihilation of the other as well as loss of self because, for women, self-identity is in relation to others.’
- ‘These camp experiences provide adolescents with the opportunity to foster self-identity and develop interpersonal skills.’
- ‘Children who learn their language and social and political history have greater self-esteem and a greater sense of self-identity.’
- ‘In pursuing these alternatives, a more complex and representative understanding of reflexivity and self-identity may be generated.’
- ‘His function in the text has been as a figure who will meet a series of desires for the characters and so bring to them a sense of self-identity.’
- ‘Today the question of who you vote for is seen as barely significant, and self-identity is viewed far more in terms of individuals' lifestyles, cultural habits and personal experiences.’
- ‘This wrenching of Silas from his home precipitates not just a crisis of social identity but also a crisis of self-identity.’
- ‘This extends to the subject's sense of its self-identity.’
- ‘A republic will confirm our traditional egalitarianism, pluralist, commitment to democracy and moreover foster our sense of self-identity.’
- ‘This is not to imply that they sacrifice their individuality or racial self-identity.’
- ‘In this context, note the attention contemporary social theory lavishes on the self, self-identity, and individual subjectivity.’
- ‘About 10 years ago, Morgan left the organization and regained his self-identity.’
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