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adjective self-conscious pronunciation in British English
  1. 1
    embarrassed or worried about how you look or what other people think of you
    Knowing they were watching me made me feel very self-conscious.
    a self-conscious laugh
    self-conscious about: Jack was not in the least self-conscious about his weight.
  2. 2
    not successful in creating a particular effect because of being too obvious
    a self-conscious attempt to give the entire film a romantic atmosphere
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self-consciously

adverb

self-consciousness

noun [uncountable]
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