self-consciousness

Definitions of self-consciousness
  1. noun
    self-awareness plus the additional realization that others are similarly aware of you
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    Antonyms:
    unselfconsciousness
    the quality of being not self-conscious; unawareness of yourself or of others' views of yourself
    type of:
    self-awareness
    awareness of your own individuality
  2. noun
    embarrassment deriving from the feeling that others are critically aware of you
    synonyms: uncomfortableness, uneasiness
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    type of:
    embarrassment
    the shame you feel when your inadequacy or guilt is made public
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