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self-con·cept

an individual's sense of self, including self-definition in the various social roles one enacts, including assessment of one's own status with respect to a single trait or to many human dimensions, using societal or personal norms as criteria.
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self-concept

(sĕlf′kŏn′sĕpt)
n.
The mental image or perception that one has of oneself.
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self-con·cept

(self kon'sept)
An assessment of one's own status with respect to one or several traits, using societal or personal norms as criteria.
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self-con·cept

(self kon'sept)
Individual's sense of self, including self-definition in various social roles.
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