from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Aware of oneself as an individual or of one's own being, actions, or thoughts.
- adj. Socially ill at ease: The self-conscious teenager sat alone during lunch.
- adj. Excessively conscious of one's appearance or manner: The self-conscious actor kept fixing his hair.
- adj. Showing the effects of self-consciousness; stilted: self-conscious prose.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. aware of oneself as an individual being
- adj. uncomfortably over-conscious of one's appearance or behaviour
- adj. ill at ease socially
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Conscious of one's acts or state as belonging to, or originating in, one's self.
- adj. Conscious of one's self as an object of the observation of others.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Aware of one's self; having self-consciousness.
- Conscious of one's self as an object of observation to others; apt to think of how one appears to others.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. aware of yourself as an individual or of your own being and actions and thoughts
- adj. excessively and uncomfortably conscious of your appearance or behavior
self- + conscious (Wiktionary)