Definition of "self-aware" [self-aware]

  • Aware of oneself, including one's traits, feelings, and behaviors. (adjective)

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Use "self-aware" in a sentence
  • "Well, the term "self-aware" is very touchy and controversial, but that's the direction we are heading."
  • "I’ve never met anyone I’d classify as self-aware: It’s been my experience that most extroverted people think they’re introverts, and many introverted people make a similarly wrongheaded juxtaposition about being extroverts."
  • "Her writing is searingly honest, brutally revealing, and wickedly self-aware."