find oneself


Also found in: Dictionary, Idioms, Wikipedia.
  • verb

Synonyms for find oneself

accept and make use of one's personality, abilities, and situation

Synonyms

Related Words

References in periodicals archive ?
Some of these imposing structures are deployed horizontally (at the perpendicular) in the final composition, and one will find oneself flexing one's neck left and right, the eyes explore the image, each time discovering more of the cityscape.
Dodd said living in Westboro is a less than horrifying circumstance in which to find oneself, and he's hoping Mr.
It is possible, while staying faithful to Augustine, to lead him back to the animating elements of his ascetic imagination; meanwhile, one may find oneself having cultivated an unexpected taste for the eternal.
oh yes, a person can find oneself "in the doghouse," to add another variation on the basic meaning of "dog"--that's an American idiom.
I would hate to damage the reputation of a hotel well worthy of a visit should one find oneself in the capital city.
If one is looking to highlight the memorable passages in Sexual Authenticity, one may soon find oneself highlighting the entire book.
While it is close to the Ghamra metro station we crossed along the way, we come to an impasse that was bound to occur in Cairo: being unable to find oneself on Cairo Maps.
As a social or psychological scientist one may sometimes find oneself becoming a philosopher, a neuroscientist or even a physicist when trying to make sense of highly complex issues such as the nature of human thought, action and perception.
The compelling descriptions of what it is like to brief a mission; creep through a pitch-black jungle, pursued by enemies; find oneself at the receiving end of a cluster-bomb attack; and experience extraction by helicopter from a hot pickup zone make it difficult to put this book down.
But to listen to the entire work from beginning to end is to find oneself getting distracted by other things about halfway through, since none of the individual sections of the work seems to be progressing in any real way from one point to another.
THERE can be few more depressing places to find oneself in than the accident and emergency department of one of our major hospitals, whether as a patient or merely to lend moral support to a loved one.
The beers and food served at their brewery and restaurant are well worth sampling should one find oneself in the area.
I would argue it is exactly this type of scenario when one might find oneself having to draw up drugs in haste, not noticing something unexpected in the cannula and in the rush to control any instability, administering drugs with greater force, and thus speed, than usual.
Photosynth is an extremely immersive experience where one can find oneself spending hours walking in the footsteps of the photographer and exploring minute details of the 3-D environment," said Adam Sheppard, group product manager for Microsoft Live Labs.
But he has since learned that, what one would require if one were to find oneself trapped--whether in a ghetto, an oven, or in the low-entry passage of a Sirikwa hole--that is, the power of the human spirit to survive--can be mastered with equal difficulty anywhere.