self-concept

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EtymologyEdit

self- +‎ concept

NounEdit

self-concept (plural self-concepts)

  1. The view of one's self; self-image.
    • 1970 Seymour Fischer, Body Experience in Fantasy and Behavior →ISBN, page 602:
      ...that scattered attempts have been made to correlate self concept and body image measures.
  2. One's conception of the kind of person one is.
    • 1928 Myrna Pasao, "Pasao self-concept rating scale", Psychological Tests →OCLC, page 107:
      Empirical and experimental data also indicate direct relationship between self-concept and academic performance.