Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Plural of self.

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  • n. Plural form of self.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. pl. of self.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Plural of self.

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Examples

  • And in _Physical_ Enquiries, we must endevour to follow Nature in the more _plain_ and _easie_ ways she treads in the most _simple_ and _uncompounded bodies_, to trace her steps, and be acquainted with her manner of walking there, before we venture our selves into the multitude of _meanders_ she has in _bodies of a more complicated_ nature; lest, being unable to distinguish and judge of our way, we quickly lose both _Nature_ our Guide, and _our selves_ too, and are left to wander in the _labyrinth_ of groundless opinions; wanting both

    Micrographia Some Physiological Descriptions of Minute Bodies Made by Magnifying Glasses with Observations and Inquiries Thereupon

  • If we are going to be politically correct about what we call our selves, we should call ourselves United Statesians.

    Think Progress » Note to Rep. Virgil Goode: Keith Ellison Is Not An Immigrant

  • This challenging conference topic also reminds us that who we are -- the very center of what we call our selves -- is a product of the complex interelationships among what we think, what we feel, and the environment that surrounds us.

    Discovering our Selves: The Science of Emotion

  • The notion that technology was supposed to allow us to "explore our artistic selves" is nonsense, he says.

    Two Years Before the Repast

  • An historical failure as a Nation to protect our selves from the greatest threat of all, extreme ignorance, hubris and greed in power. whispered on the whirlwind .....

    Brennan: Cheney wrong to criticize Obama

  • I'm not sure I necessarily agree with all of her points -- my thought regarding the character's shadow selves is not that they are a literal expression of a factual inner self, but a depiction that illustrates how that person fears being perceived, generally.

    Archive 2009-02-01

  • But comparing the video to my boy of today, I realize it was a different child – a different level of the same child – and the prospect of losing the child I have today to his 17, 19, 24-month old selves is gutwrenching!

    Hello, Goodbye | Her Bad Mother

  • This whole notion of multiple selves is still very strange and alien to me.

    Song of My Selves

  • Getting all together and bearing your true selves is even moreso.

    That’s Me In The Corner | Her Bad Mother

  • In fact, the capacity to spawn multiple selves is central to pleasure.

    First Person Plural

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