oneself vs one’s self

oneself one’s self

Definitions

  • 1) A person's self - a general form of himself, herself or yourself
  • 2) The person, previously mentioned.
  • 3) One's own self.
  • 4) Used in an absolute construction.
  • 5) Used reflexively as the direct or indirect object of a verb or the object of a preposition.
  • 6) One's normal or healthy condition or state.
  • 7) A reflexive form of the indefinite one. Commonly written as two words, one's self.

Examples

  • 1) One must know oneself to be worse than one knows any one else to be.
  • 2) It must be quite something to find oneself alone in charge of a boat.
  • 3) It carries hope and a preparation to offer oneself to do something.
  • 4) Isn't the opportunity to better oneself beneficial for students?
  • 5) We want to restore dignity by restoring the ability to care for oneself and one 's family.
  • 6) One 's attitude toward oneself is the single most important factor in healing or staying well.
  • 7) It means the ability to direct oneself and one 's work.
  • 8) Then, one 's neighbour as oneself.
  • 9) It makes one feel insecure and uncertain, and it can be hard to live with uncertainties about oneself and one 's abilities.
  • 10) ‘They say the biggest challenge for one is to understand oneself.’
  • 11) ‘That's what comes from subjecting oneself to confusion and some painfully obvious bias on both sides of the argument.’
  • 12) ‘Why subject oneself voluntarily to the kind of pain involved in running 21K?’
  • 13) ‘One cannot comprehend the future unless one understands oneself and one's own people.’
  • 14) ‘One argument for this view is that one is or could be aware of oneself as the subject of each and every one of one's conscious experiences.’
  • 15) ‘She only understands defending oneself from natural predators, like foxes.’
  • 16) ‘To learn about and understand the situation of another is to learn about and understand oneself more deeply.’
  • 17) ‘One understands oneself often by watching what your brother does.’
  • 18) ‘It demands a turning back to oneself in order to understand, and thus has implications and effects which are moral in that they influence how we act.’
  • 19) ‘Subjective gender identity includes all of the ways one might understand oneself to be a man or a woman.’
  • 20) ‘This is work that one does on oneself to turn oneself into an ethical subject.’
  • 21) ‘It could serve as an exhortation to fully immerse oneself in worthy subjects, to learn and allow others to learn.’
  • 22) ‘There is immense room for giving and taking offense when the subject is oneself.’
  • 23) ‘Yoko meshi evokes the stress that comes from trying to make oneself understood in a foreign language.’
  • 24) ‘This means finding oneself subject to an ever wider and more complex web of cultural negotiation and interaction.’
  • 25) ‘The example given is that of the obligation to become a subject, to place oneself above the basic human animalism.’
  • 26) ‘One simply comes to recognise and understand oneself better, and that is a form of humility.’
  • 27) ‘The lack of reflection is usually reflected in the lack of understanding of oneself.’
  • 28) ‘In prayer, one comes to a better understanding of oneself and achieves spiritual development.’
  • 29) ‘I was, however, of an age when it is difficult to forgive oneself and had engaged in this vocation with a vengeance from then on.’
  • 30) ‘These things could be learned from friends and relatives, or from reading the right kinds of books oneself.’
  • 31) ‘They take the easier way out, and when that comes to eating, it is easier to stop into a fast food restaurant than to prepare a meal oneself.’
  • 32) ‘Gelatin agar - is there a way to make it oneself?’
  • 33) ‘This is all true, although perhaps MC900 ftB is asking why the emphasis lies in being convincing, rather than being oneself.’
  • 34) ‘One just has to be oneself
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