Definition of "self-image" [self-image]

  • (noun) The conception that one has of oneself, including an assessment of qualities and personal worth.

Use "self-image" in a sentence

  • "But the line should be drawn when candidates rewrite history in order to protect or enhance their own self-image, which isn't based on the truth."
  • "This risk is separate from the chances that a woman, if unfamiliar with heels, may topple sideways and twist an ankle or bruise her self-image, which is an acute injury and happened to me only the one time."
  • "Caught between a grandiose self-image and a lack of administrative ability, he relied on aggressive rhetoric because he knew no other way to build support, and ended up a hostage not so much of his surroundings as of his own limitations."

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