Today's Word of the Day means...
"Trying to define yourself is like trying to bite your own teeth." [Alan Watts]Self-made man first recorded 1832, Amer.Eng.
n. pl. selves (sělz)
The total, essential, or particular being of a person; the individual.
One's consciousness of one's own being or identity; the ego.
the "I" as experienced by an individual. In modern psychology the notion of the self has replaced earlier conceptions of the soul