But that self-presentation would carry more conviction if they announced from the start their intention to cooperate with police.
This naove veracity of self-presentation is attainable by the slenderest talent on the most trivial occasions.
These things serve to clear away the awkwardness of a self-presentation.
He never allows his opinion to come out to the damaging of the individual's own self-presentation.
late 14c., "act of presenting," from Old French presentacion (13c.), from Latin praesentationem (nominative praesentatio) "a placing before," noun of action from past participle stem of praesentare (see present (v.)). Meaning "that which is offered or presented" is mid-15c.; that of "a theatrical or other representation" is recorded from c.1600. Related: Presentational.
presentation pres·en·ta·tion (prěz'ən-tā'shən, prē'zən-)
The act of presenting.
The position of the fetus in the uterus at the beginning of labor, described in terms of the part that emerges or is felt first.
The part of the fetal body in advance during birth.