adjective Date: 1839 marked by self-revelation

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  • self-revealing — [self′rev′ə lə tôr΄ēself′ri vēl′iŋ] adj. revealing or expressing one s innermost thoughts, emotions, etc.: also self revelatory [self′rev′ə lə tôr΄ē] self revelation n …   English World dictionary

  • self-revealing — /self ri vee ling, self /, adj. displaying, exhibiting, or disclosing one s most private feelings, thoughts, etc.: an embarrassingly self revealing autobiography. Also, self revelatory /self ri vel euh tawr ee, tohr ee, rev euh leuh , self /,… …   Universalium

  • self-revealing — adjective revealing one s character or motives, especially inadvertently. Derivatives self revelation noun self revelatory adjective …   English new terms dictionary

  • self-revealing — /sɛlf rəˈvilɪŋ/ (say self ruh veeling) adjective revealing oneself or itself, especially unintentionally …   Australian English dictionary

  • self-revealing — adj. revealing one s character, motives, etc., esp. inadvertently. Derivatives: self revelation n …   Useful english dictionary

  • self-revealing — Synonyms and related words: accessible, approachable, candid, communicative, conversable, demonstrative, effusive, expansive, extroverted, frank, free, free speaking, free spoken, free tongued, gossipy, newsy, open, outgoing, outspoken, self… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • self-re|veal|ing — «SEHLF rih VEE lihng», adjective. revealing of oneself or of one s real self: »The essays…represent not Camus s finest work, but his most self revealing (Saturday Review) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Self-portrait — A Self portrait is a representation of an artist, drawn, painted, photographed, or sculpted by the artist. Although self portraits have been made by artists since the earliest times, it is not until the Early Renaissance in the mid 1400s that… …   Wikipedia

  • self-revelative — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷, (ˈ) ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ adjective or self revelatory | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷, (ˈ) ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ : self revealing …   Useful english dictionary

  • self — self, the self In sociology, the concept of self is most frequently held to derive from the philosophies of Charles Horton Cooley , William James , and George Herbert Mead , and is the foundation of symbolic interactionism . It highlights the… …   Dictionary of sociology

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