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Definition of "myself" []

  • That one identical with me. (pronoun)
  • Used reflexively as the direct or indirect object of a verb or as the object of a preposition: I bought myself a new car. (pronoun)
  • Used for emphasis: I myself was certain of the facts. (pronoun)
  • Used in an absolute construction: In office myself, I helped her get a job. (pronoun)
  • My normal or healthy condition or state: I'm feeling myself again. (pronoun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "myself" in a sentence
  • "But I take myself to museums, and buy myself flowers, and gucci handbags and pray that someday I grow up to make ~myself~ proud."
  • "At the moment, I keep finding myself talking on the phone with this beautiful boy… and I censor myself… me?!?!"
  • "Things I have never thought before are being presented to myself through myself…."