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  • s  aware of yourself as an individual or of your own being and actions and thoughts

  • Pummeled by his Titanic fame, the painfully self-aware teen heartthrob Leo DiCaprio works hardest at not giving away too much of himself off-screen.
  • Bully throws new characters and storylines and mini-games and environments at you so relentlessly, it's impossible to get bored, and the script is witty and playfully self-aware.
  • We would admire both his earnestness and his self-aware irony.
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  • Amy Poehler in Hartford Courant
    In most comedies, Poehler says, "the lead character suffers from being not very self-aware. Leslie is an optimist, and she's really ambitious, and she's really kind of hoping that the place she is now is not the place she's going to stay. So she's...
  • Marisa Tomei in San Jose Mercury News
    Her mantra - 'I'm a mom, I'm a mom; I have another life, a real life' - is just her striving to try to separate the two halves,Tomei says. "She's just a little more self-aware than the wrestler, The Ram (Mickey Rourke). Through him, she...
  • Calvin Klein in
    Francisco Costa, creative director of Calvin Klein said, "I conceived my autumn 2010 collection with a self-aware and assured woman in mind. For me, Lara was the perfect choice for the new campaign because she is a woman who epitomises confidence...

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