self-consciousness

Definitions of self-consciousness
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n self-awareness plus the additional realization that others are similarly aware of you

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

n embarrassment deriving from the feeling that others are critically aware of you

Synonyms:
uncomfortableness, uneasiness
Type of:
embarrassment
the shame you feel when your inadequacy or guilt is made public

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