Meaning of ITSELF in English


pron. emphatic and refl. form of IT(1). by itself apart from its surroundings, automatically, spontaneously. in itself viewed in its essential qualities (not in itself a bad thing).

[ OE f. IT(1) + SELF, but often treated as ITS + SELF (cf. its own self) ]

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