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[self-kon-sept, self-] /ˈsɛlfˈkɒn sɛpt, ˌsɛlf-/
the idea or mental image one has of oneself and one’s strengths, weaknesses, status, etc.; self-image.
(psychol) the whole set of attitudes, opinions, and cognitions that a person has of himself

self-concept n.
An individual’s assessment of his or her status on a single trait or on many human dimensions using societal or personal norms as criteria.


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