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If a man had as many ideas during the day as he does when he has insomnia, he would make a fortune.
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English

Etymology

A contracted form of one's self

Pronunciation

the English reflexive pronouns
singular
1st myself
2nd yourself, thyself
3rd himself/herself/itself/oneself
plural
1st ourselves
2nd yourselves, thyselves
3rd themselves

Pronoun

oneself (reflexive form of the indefinite pronoun one, sometimes two words: one's self)

  1. The person, previously mentioned.
    One can teach oneself to do this.

Usage notes

This pronoun can be used for emphasis or to make a verb reflexive.

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