self concept

self-concept

[self-kon-sept, self-]
noun
the idea or mental image one has of oneself and one's strengths, weaknesses, status, etc.; self-image.

Origin:
1920–25

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self-concept
 
n
psychol the whole set of attitudes, opinions, and cognitions that a person has of himself

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self-concept n.
An individual's assessment of his or her status on a single trait or on many human dimensions using societal or personal norms as criteria.

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