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Aware of oneself, including one's traits, feelings, and behaviors.

self′-a·ware′ness n.


conscious of one's own feelings, character, etc


(ˌsɛlf əˈwɛər)
aware of one's own existence, personality, and nature.
self`-a•ware′ness, n.
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Adj.1.self-aware - aware of yourself as an individual or of your own being and actions and thoughts; "self-conscious awareness"; "self-conscious about their roles as guardians of the social values"- D.M.Potter
conscious - knowing and perceiving; having awareness of surroundings and sensations and thoughts; "remained conscious during the operation"; "conscious of his faults"; "became conscious that he was being followed"
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