Definition of self:
- Having its own or a single nature or character, as in color, composition, etc., without addition or change; unmixed; as, a self bow, one made from a single piece of wood; self flower or plant, one which is wholly of one color; self- colored.
- Hence, personal interest, or love of private interest; selfishness; as, self is his whole aim.
- Personification; embodiment.
- Same; particular; very; identical.
- The individual as the object of his own reflective consciousness; the man viewed by his own cognition as the subject of all his mental phenomena, the agent in his own activities, the subject of his own feelings, and the possessor of capacities and character; a person as a distinct individual; a being regarded as having personality.
- "That Little Girl of Miss Eliza?s", Jean K. Baird.
- "The Martian", George Du Maurier.
- "The Seiners", James B. (James Brendan) Connolly.