How to use Self-conscious in a sentence
If he was self-conscious about his inability to talk, he gave no indication.
You'd just make me self-conscious.
Self-conscious, she felt her face grow warm and crossed her arms.
Is s/he quite self confident, or is s/he rather self-conscious?
The attempt failed, and the nationalities became self-conscious and split apart.Advertisement
Lana couldn't help but feel self-conscious at the lingering looks they gave her.
Some birthmarks are extremely prominent and may cause a person to feel extremely self-conscious, while other birthmarks may actually pose a medical threat if not ultimately removed.
She knew by their similar facial features they were brothers, and Romas's threat of hooking her up with one made her more self-conscious.
He was one large muscle with a direct gaze that made her overly self-conscious.
These with a host of lesser dignities built up the imperial hierarchy and enabled the court quickly to develop on the lines of the old monarchy, so far as rules of etiquette and self-conscious efforts could reproduce the courtly graces of the ancien regime.Advertisement
From the time of Pheidias calm earnestness, self-conscious might, and clearness of intellect were the main characteristics of the goddess.
The chronicle of Villehardouin is justly held to be the very best presentation we possess of the spirit of chivalry - not the designedly exalted and poetized chivalry of the romances, not the self-conscious and deliberate chivalry of the 14th century, but the unsophisticated mode of thinking and acting which brought about the crusades, stimulated the vast literary development of the 12th and 13th centuries, and sent knights-errant, principally though not wholly of French blood, to establish principalities and kingdoms throughout Europe and the nearer East.
In Schelling, essentially a self-conscious genius, eager and rash, yet with undeniable power, they hailed a personality of the true Romantic type.
It is difficult to see exactly where he begins to differ from Hegel; but at any rate he believes in different self-conscious persons; he does not accept the dialectical method, but believes in beginning from the personal experience of one's own self-consciousness; and, though he is not very clear on the subject, he would have to admit that a thing, such as the sun, is a different object in each person's consciousness.
The earlier Hegelians had interpreted it in the sense that the world in its ultimate essence was not only spiritual but self-conscious intelligence whose nature was reflected inadequately but truly in the finite mind.Advertisement
On this basis Bradley developed a theory of the Absolute which, while not denying that it must be conceived of spiritually, insisted that its spirituality is of a kind that finds no analogy in our self-conscious experience.
Thought is somewhat late in coming to self-conscious ness.
The immanent rationality of this first form, in virtue of which at the stage when intelligence acts freely on the occasion of the datum supplied it recognizes continuity with its own self-conscious process, is what gives the dialectical type its meaning.
Though self-conscious and vain, Cotton Mather had on the whole a noble character.
But like too many of them, he was self-conscious, self-willed and dogmatic; and his transformation in middle life, while it im- mensely enriched his sympathies as well as his energies, left him unable to put himself in the place of those who retained the views which he had himself held.Advertisement
The tradition which assigns the first employment of the Greek word 4aAoa041a to Pythagoras has hardly any claim to be regarded as authentic; and the somewhat self-conscious modesty to which Diogenes Laertius attributes the choice of the designation is, in all probability, a piece of etymology crystallized into narrative.
As it is matter of universal agreement that the problem of being must be attacked indirectly through the problem of knowledge, this substitution may be regarded as an advance, more especially as it implies that the fact of experience, or of self-conscious existence, is the chief fact to be dealt with.
We have, strictly speaking, no know- of the ledge " of real beings beyond our own self-conscious exist- external ence, the existence of God, and the existence of objects world.
The mistake of earlier advocates of determinism lay in the supposition that self-conscious moral action could be explained by the use of the same categories and upon the same hypotheses usually considered sufficient to explain the causal sequences observable in the physical world.
With a similar stress on the self-conscious side of moral action, he argues that rightness of conduct depends solely on the intention, at one time pushing this doctrine to the paradoxical assertion that all outward acts as such are indifferent.'Advertisement
The extraordinary specimens we possess of his mercantile correspondence and friendly letters, written at this time, attest an astonishing poise and maturity of mind, and self-conscious ambition.
There still remains, over and above the realm of nature, the realm of free, self-conscious spirit; and, within this sphere, it may be anticipated that the ideas will acquire a significance richer and deeper than the merely regulative import which they possess in reference to cognition.
Self-conscious of the effect her gift had on people, she moved deeper into the booth.
Self-conscious in front of Gabriel's closest friend, Deidre faced him, tilting her head back to meet his liquid silver eyes.
She turned her hair back to long pink as she walked, self-conscious about Gabriel seeing her tattoos even though he already knew about them.Advertisement
She was self-conscious about her small stature and any attempt to assist usually became an encouragement to push herself beyond her limits.
Katie moved toward them steadily, self-conscious in the snug teal gown that displayed the curves the slender women around her didn't have.
Katie crossed her arms, self-conscious with the looks the others gave her.
His direct gaze made her overly self-conscious again.
Far from the timid and self-conscious child she had expected, Jonathan was both confident and demonstrative.Advertisement
Self-conscious, she went to the bedroom, where Xander was.
An ideal book for older Primary Children who are rapidly becoming more self-conscious and subject to moods as they approach adolescence.
There may also be students in the class with facial birthmarks, scarring, acne, eczema etc. who are self-conscious about their appearance.
This may increase concern about blushing in self-conscious individuals / chronic blushers.
Emma, of course, is not a particularly self-conscious character and does not conceptualize her dilemma in these terms.Advertisement
I was quite self-conscious but, as the horses were quite docile and very happy horses, they helped me by being very accepting.
Attention of this type will not help the selectively mute child to relax or feel any less self-conscious than they already do.
Martina, ever so slightly self-conscious, intent on ignoring the cameras and the audience.
Only progressive ideas and people were worthy of respect by an increasingly self-conscious and self-confident media class.
I suppose I think we have become a little bit too self-conscious about it.Advertisement
Not only that, but Mary also felt extremely self-conscious about the unsightly appearance of her legs, which only added to her distress.
It gets ridiculous at times - like actively avoiding conversations with others when feeling particularly self-conscious.
Analysis along such lines would be likely to make people more self-conscious.
Sometimes even tho it might make you feel a bit self-conscious, let people pour blessing on you!
The proletarian movement is the self-conscious, independent movement of the immense majority, in the interest of the immense majority ' .Advertisement
A couple said they felt self-conscious looking at their own image.
Today as a growing youth gathers in his awareness of the world and becomes self-conscious, he longs for an identity.
Gravity has taken over and you get very self-conscious.
These are not moments of abandonment - viewer and artist remain self-conscious in the act of experiencing.
The effect of using found sound is to make self-conscious the use of illustrative sound.
To explicate, however, and purge the meaning of that "strong heart" and "clean" which the savage after his fashion can wish and ask for, remained the task of the higher and more self-conscious types of religion.
While the consultation of authorities had been no less thorough, his style had become more free and less self-conscious; and the epic qualities of the theme were such as to call forth in the highest degree his powers of picturesque narration.
The first league, moreover, in its later period affords the first example in recorded history of self-conscious imperialism in which the subordinate units enjoyed a specified local autonomy with an organized system, financial, military and judicial.
He was too sensitive and self-conscious to be altogether successful as a leader of men, and too impetuous to take part in public affairs; but he had many of the gifts that go to make a first-rate journalist, for, "with all his love for and his profound study of antiquity, there was something about him that was conspicuously modern."
Even the trees seem citified and self-conscious.
Sometimes even tho it might make you feel a bit self-conscious, let people pour blessing on you !
An embarrassing remark or a self-conscious thought may do the trick.
Theoretical notes represent self-conscious, controlled attempts to derive meaning from any one or several observation notes.
The proletarian movement is the self-conscious, independent movement of the immense majority, in the interest of the immense majority '.
Its propositions are not philosophical in any self-conscious way.
We can see how we might almost have expected GÃ¶del 's theorem to distinguish self-conscious beings from inanimate objects.
When you watch it you can see that the actors are n't as relaxed, they 're so self-conscious in front of the camera.
If you're self-conscious, you may want to opt for the more gradual at-home treatments.
As children grow, they become more cooperative, but also more self-conscious at being the center of attention.
Many teen girls are very self-conscious about their appearance, and being overweight invites ridicule.
New wedding hair style ideas might work for some, but they might also make others feel self-conscious, which is the last thing you want to feel on your special day!
Jacket dresses offer the option for mothers of the brides to choose a sleeveless, strapless, or spaghetti-strapped dress they may not want to purchase otherwise without feeling self conscious or uncomfortable in their wedding wear.
It also refers to finding cuts that conceal imperfections or areas of your body you may be self-conscious about.
If you are self-conscious about your arms, then choosing long-sleeves can offer additional coverage and help you feel confident in your gown.
If you feel self-conscious, you might be more comfortable finding a class designed for curvy women of size.
You are more likely to engage in an activity without feeling self-conscious when you have the right apparel.
You can find an attractive, flattering skirted swimsuit that won't leave you self-conscious about your hips and thighs.
A suit that feels completely uncomfortable or even just slightly snug will instantly make you feel self conscious and probably regretful of your purchase!
It's no secret some brides feel self-conscious when their upper arms are exposed.
This dress style is perfect for those who are a little self-conscious and want to cover up their arms without sacrificing style.
For example, if wearing purple makes you feel self-conscious, don't wear it.
Some people, especially those who are just getting bifocals for the first time, feel self-conscious about the lines because they feel they visibly age them.
Although the child may be self-conscious about the striae, they are not a danger to health.
For those children and teens who feel stigmatized or self-conscious about their depression, arranging psychotherapy sessions outside school hours may lessen their burden.
However, some people who have psoriasis are so self-conscious and embarrassed about their appearance that they become depressed and withdrawn.
In contrast, early physical maturation can be embarrassing for girls, who may feel gawky and self-conscious in their newly developed bodies.
For those children and teens who feel stigmatized or self-conscious about their diagnosis, arranging psychotherapy sessions outside school hours may lessen their burden.
Also, teens become more self-aware and self-conscious.
If you're self-conscious about your dance skills (or lack thereof for the time being!), you can learn in the privacy of your own home, with whomever you wish.
Made from cotton and spandex, they are comfortable and drape the body so that you do not feel self-conscious as you grow.
If you're proud to show off your top half, but your bottom makes you a little self-conscious, you can always opt for a pair of pants that either complements or matches your bikini top.
If you feel a bit self-conscious on the beach, take heart (and take note!).
You're going to attract attention one way or the other, but if you're feeling self conscious in your swim wear, that attention will contain more pity than pizzazz.
Very small girls won't be self-conscious, but a one-piece suit protects more of their delicate skin and for the slightly older girls, it allows them to swim and play with abandon.
And they can have a lot of fun running around in and out of the water and just feel good about themselves, rather than feel self-conscious about their looks.
It is during her junior years that a girl starts to become self-conscious about her body and can get embarrassed in front of others.
Therefore, well styled swimwear will allow the youngster to join in the fun with her friends without feeling self-conscious or that people are looking at her.
This way, you won't waste precious time feeling self-conscious in your swim shorts.
If you are self-conscious about having a little bit of cellulite, then these may not be the shorts for you.
A sarong would be redundant unless you wear it long for evening, but if you're feeling self-conscious about being more covered up than some of the others, add some bling!
This can easily boost a woman's self-esteem if she's self-conscious about a very small bust.
Women who are self-conscious or simply prefer not to wear swimsuits might consider a pair of board shorts with a bikini or tankini top.
This way, you can look great without ever feeling self-conscious.
Not only will a nice cover up help you transition smoothly from the car to the beach, it also provides a safety net for those who are shy or self-conscious moments.
If you're still self-conscious about your hips, wear a swimsuit with patterning on the top or with diagonal designs.
You may feel self-conscious about your body and shy about having anyone see you in your suit.
Whereas a group class could make one feel self-conscious, a few one-on-one sessions with a calm, generous instructor can do a lot to ease fears and help you feel comfortable in the water.
This style works great for those women who are self-conscious of their hips or thighs.
It also forgives many figure flaws and can instill confidence in a woman who may feel self conscious or uncomfortable about wearing a cocktail dress to a special occasion.
While a man may love the idea of dressing as Joe DiMaggio and going out with Marilyn Monroe, his date may feel self conscious or uncomfortable in a revealing outfit.
There are so many places for BBW singles that there is no reason to feel unattractive or self-conscious.
She may have kept scratching her face because of a tick she has or once started, out of a self-conscious habit due to being anxious.
Nor should you feel self-conscious regarding questions about food preparation.
The best yoga pants are those which allow for a full range of motion without making you feel self conscious about your appearance.
Yoga wear that has street appeal, not something that they will feel self-conscious in.
They will restrict movement and may make you uncomfortable and self-conscious, defeating the purpose of practicing yoga.
Kids may be too self-conscious about using recycled notebooks at school, unless everyone makes one as part of a class project.
Not to mention that some people feel self-conscious exercising outside the home.
You have to get the students to talk and yet they are at the height of feeling self conscious whenever they make a mistake--and of course they are going to make mistakes as beginning foreign language students.
Especially, when they find that they can enjoy better comfort and can avoid being self-conscious with a proper fitting pair of bikinis.
They also know that even a partner of many years can feel self-conscious in lingerie.
If you are a bit self-conscious about having a little bit of a belly pooch, take heart!
If you have a job interview but feel a little self-conscious about your weight, then wearing a body shaper might be a good idea.
If you're feeling self-conscious about your body's trouble spots, a girdle can provide a much-needed boost.
However, if you feel at all self-conscious, the point of the sexy bra is defeated.
You can still feel like you have something on and not feel as self-conscious as you might if you were stark naked.
Jashinsky suggests sports bras featuring some lining, not only for extra support, but also to help teens who may be a little more self-conscious about their nipples showing through the bra.
She states, "I am someone who gets cold easily, so I was always self-conscious about drawing too much attention to my chest.
Most are cut with a plunging neckline, but there are a few that have a more conservative style for those who are a little self conscious about their appearance.
He strolled among the self-conscious pets and people, smiling and looking until he was sure she wasn't there.
Suddenly self-conscious, she touched her face.
It is true that in some modern developments of idealism the ultimate reality is conceived of in an impersonal way, but it is usually added that this ultimate or absolute being is not something lower but higher than self-conscious personality, including it as a more fully developed form may be said to include a more elementary.
Deidre looked away, self-conscious about being turned into a demon.
Shy people may feel uncomfortable with others, but they do not experience severe anxiety, they do not worry excessively about social situations beforehand, and they do not avoid events that make them feel self-conscious.
A woman may have the perfect body, but if she's a bit self-conscious by how much of it a string bikini can reveal, slouching and hiding under her beach cover up, she'll never be able to pull off wearing one in public.
For girls who are self-conscious about letting their men see their nude bodies, sheer lingerie makes a great alternative.
The first season of the series was filmed in black and white and was a rather self-conscious attempt to 'play it straight'.
Self-conscious, she turned off the water and wrapped herself in a towel before crossing to the sinks lining one wall with bright mirrors hanging above them.
Instead of being a time of unusual behavior, Christmas is perhaps the only time in the year when people can obey their natural impulses and express their true sentiments without feeling self-conscious and, perhaps, foolish.
Anxiety is still the root cause of the mutism, and it is theorized that these language difficulties may make the child more self-conscious about his or her speaking skills and thus may increase the fear of being judged by others.
However, if you are not self-conscious about your abdominals and are simply considering the tankini/bra combo to accommodate your bosom, then there are numerous other swimsuit styles that can meet your needs.
In the end, the best way to answer the question "what is lingerie" is to consider what makes a woman feel sensual and sexy without simultaneously feeling self-conscious or obligated to display herself.
The Jantzen Vamp Maillot holds a special place in the hearts of women everywhere because the design harkens back to a time when women were seemingly a bit less self-conscious about having curvaceous bodies.
Nudism can be differentiated from the practice of spontaneous or private nude bathing ("skinny-dipping") in that it is an ongoing, self-conscious and systematic philosophy or lifestyle choice, rather than a spontaneous decision to disrobe.