Crossword clues for myself
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Myself \My*self"\, pron.; pl. Ourselves. I or me in person; -- used for emphasis, my own self or person; as I myself will do it; I have done it myself; -- used also instead of me, as the object of the first person of a reflexive verb, without emphasis; as, I will defend myself.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
c.1500, alteration of meself, from Old English phrase (ic) me self, where me is "a kind of ethical dative" [OED], altered in Middle Ages from meself on analogy of herself, with her- felt as genitive; though analogous hisself remains bad form.
n. that being which is oneself pron. (context reflexive English) me, as direct or indirect object (non-gloss definition: the speaker as the object of a verb or preposition, when the speaker is also the subject). (from 9th c.)
Myself is the eleventh studio album by Taiwanese singer Jolin Tsai , released on 13 August 2010 by Warner Music Taiwan. It has sold more than 65,000 copies in Taiwan, becoming the best-selling album by female artist of 2010 in Taiwan. The opening track, "Honey Trap", reached number 1 on the Hit FM annual singles chart. The eighth track, "Nothing Left to Say", reached number 20 on the Hit FM annual singles chart. The third track, "Love Player", reached number 55 on the Hit FM annual singles chart. The opening track, "Honey Trap", earned Tsai a Golden Melody Award nomination for Best Music Video.
Myself is a reflexive pronoun in English.
Myself may also refer to:
- Myself (album), a 2010 album by Jolin Tsai
- "Myself", a song by Leona Lewis from Spirit
- "Myself", a song by Taproot from Welcome
- "Myself", a song by the Verve Pipe from Villains
- Intensive pronoun
Usage examples of "myself".
I will not wear thy soul with words about my grief and sorrow: but it is to be told that I sat now in a perilous place, and yet I might not step down from it and abide in that land, for then it was a sure thing, that some of my foes would have laid hand on me and brought me to judgment for being but myself, and I should have ended miserably.
Dale of the Tower: there shall we abide a while to gather victual, a day or two, or three maybe: so my Lord will hold a tourney there: that is to say that I myself and some few others shall try thy manhood somewhat.
I should hereafter act in contravention of this abjuration, I here and now bind and oblige myself to suffer the due punishments for backsliders, however sever they may be.
I had not tried to get myself on the uneditable tape, to provide the watchers some clue about where this abomination was taking place .
Unless I set my will, unless I absolve myself from the rhythm of life, fix myself and remain static, cut off from living, absolved within my own will.
As the hour for supper drew near, I excused myself so well that Madame Orio could not insist upon my accepting her invitation to stay.
Beside myself with rage, blushing for very shame, seeing but too late the fault I had committed by accepting the society of a scoundrel, I went up to my room, and hurriedly packed up my carpet-bag.
The supper must take place, it will be a pleasure for me, but let me confess that in accepting it I have shewn myself more grateful than polite.
I wrapped myself and Achates warmly against the cool gray of the day, and escaped the house.
Then, very slowly, very gently, he gathered myself and Achates in his arms, and held us tight.
He was standing at the embrasure instead, looking out over his city much as I myself had looked out at it from the ramparts of Acies Castle earlier that afternoon.
Malipiero would often inquire from me what advantages were accruing to me from the welcome I received at the hands of the respectable ladies I had become acquainted with at his house, taking care to tell me, before I could have time to answer, that they were all endowed with the greatest virtue, and that I would give everybody a bad opinion of myself, if I ever breathed one word of disparagement to the high reputation they all enjoyed.
At that moment I saw Petronio going by, and availing myself of a moment when the officer was talking to someone, I told him not to appear to be acquainted with me, but to tell me where he lived.
I certainly did not act towards them with a true sense of honesty, but if the reader to whom I confess myself is acquainted with the world and with the spirit of society, I entreat him to think before judging me, and perhaps I may meet with some indulgence at his hands.
Her questions to the oracle alluded only to secret affairs which she was curious to know, and she often found truths with which I was not myself acquainted, through the answers.