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self-conscious

self-con·scious

self-conscious

pronunciation:
self kan shs
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: overly sensitive to or aware of the image one projects.
He is self-conscious about his appearance.
antonyms:
confident, self-assured
similar words:
embarrassed, vain
definition 2: uncomfortable in social situations.
similar words:
awkward, bashful, diffident, embarrassed, ill at ease, insecure, shrinking, shy, timid, uncomfortable, uneasy
definition 3: aware or conscious of one's own thoughts, actions, character, or well-being.
synonyms:
conscious
similar words:
alert, aware, sensible
derivations: self-consciously (adv.), self-consciousness (n.)