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English definition of “self-conscious”


adjective     /ˌselfˈkɒn.ʃəs/ US  /-ˈkɑːn-/
C1 nervous or uncomfortable because you know what people think about you or your actions: He looked uncomfortable, like a self-conscious adolescent.Shy and modestAnxious and worried self-consciously     /ˌselfˈkɒn.ʃə US  /-ˈkɑːn-/ adverb Shy and modestAnxious and worried self-consciousness     /ˌselfˈkɒn.ʃəs.nəs/ US  /-ˈkɑːn-/ noun [U] Shy and modestAnxious and worried
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