HyperDic: self-consciousness

English > 2 senses of the word self-consciousness:
NOUNfeelingself-consciousness, uneasiness, uncomfortablenessembarrassment deriving from the feeling that others are critically aware of you
cognitionself-consciousnessself-awareness plus the additional realization that others are similarly aware of you
English > self-consciousness: 2 senses > noun 1, feeling
Meaningembarrassment deriving from the feeling that others are critically aware of you.
Synonymsuneasiness, uncomfortableness
BroaderembarrassmentThe shame you feel when your inadequacy or guilt is made public
Spanishincomodidad
Adjectivesself-consciousexcessively and uncomfortably conscious of your appearance or behavior
English > self-consciousness: 2 senses > noun 2, cognition
Meaningself-awareness plus the additional realization that others are similarly aware of you.
Broaderself-awarenessawareness of your own individuality
OppositeunselfconsciousnessThe quality of being not self-conscious
Spanishautoconocimiento
Adjectivesself-consciousaware of yourself as an individual or of your own being and actions and thoughts

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