- all the things that make one what one is; personality or individuality
- the condition of being self-centered; selfishness
See selfhood in American Heritage Dictionary 4
- The state of having a distinct identity; individuality.
- The fully developed self; an achieved personality.
- Self-centeredness: “the cult of selfhood that became fashionable in the 1960s” (David Rankin).
Origin: Translation of German Meinheit
Origin: : mein, my, mine
Origin: + -heit, n. suff
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