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or un·self-cons·cious  (ŭn′sĕlf-kŏn′shəs)
Not self-conscious; natural and genuine.

un′self·cons′cious·ly adv.
un′self·cons′cious·ness n.
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Noun1.unselfconsciousness - the quality of being not self-consciousunselfconsciousness - the quality of being not self-conscious; unawareness of yourself or of others' views of yourself; "he had the unselfconsciousness of a child"
unawareness, unknowingness - unconsciousness resulting from lack of knowledge or attention
self-consciousness - self-awareness plus the additional realization that others are similarly aware of you
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