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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Plural of one's own self. Used to emphasize 'we' or 'us'.

Usage examples (32)
  • I don't know, but just about anything is better than what we label ourselves now.
  • "I think the term ourselves refers principally to ordained ministers and their wives," Abner judged.
  • Permission to believe in ourselves is the ability to accept our limitations and move on despite them (or around them).
  • Words have weight, and what we call ourselves matters. for more
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