- 1(the reflexive form of I) used when the speaker or writer is also the person affected by an action I cut myself on a knife. I wrote a message to myself. I found myself unable to speak. I haven't been feeling myself recently (= I have not felt well). I needed space to be myself (= not be influenced by other people).
- 2used to emphasize the fact that the speaker is doing something I'll speak to her myself. I myself do not agree. Idioms
- 1alone; without anyone else I live by myself.
- 2without help I painted the room all by myself.
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for the speaker or writer alone; not shared I had a whole pizza to myself.
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