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Myself vs. Solely

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Myselfpronoun

(reflexive pronoun) Me, as direct or indirect object the speaker as the object of a verb or preposition, when the speaker is also the subject.

‘I taught myself.’;

Solelyadverb

Alone; exclusively.

‘The new chef was solely responsible for attending the grill.’;

Myselfpronoun

Personally, for my part; used in apposition to I, sometimes for simple emphasis and sometimes with implicit exclusion of any others performing the activity described.

Solelyadverb

Singly; alone; only; without another; as, to rest a cause solely one argument; to rely solelyn one's own strength.

Myselfpronoun

In my normal state of body or mind.

Solelyadverb

without any others being included or involved;

‘was entirely to blame’; ‘a school devoted entirely to the needs of problem children’; ‘he works for Mr. Smith exclusively’; ‘did it solely for money’; ‘the burden of proof rests on the prosecution alone’; ‘a privilege granted only to him’;

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Myselfpronoun

Me (as the object of a verb or preposition).

‘I feel like myself.’;

Myselfpronoun

(archaic) I (as the subject of a verb).

Myselfpronoun

my name is...

‘Myself John.’;

Myselfpronoun

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.

Myselfpronoun

used by a speaker to refer to himself or herself as the object of a verb or preposition when he or she is the subject of the clause

‘I strolled around, muttering to myself’; ‘I hurt myself by accident’;

Myselfpronoun

I or me personally (used to emphasize the speaker)

‘I myself am unsure how this problem should be handled’; ‘I wrote it myself’;

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Myselfpronoun

used by a speaker to refer to himself or herself; I

‘myself presented to him a bronze sword’;

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