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It means experiencing extreme joy. "Beside" was formerly (15th through 19th centuries) used in phrases to mean "out of a mental state or condition, as 'beside one's patience, one's gravity, one's wits'" (Oxford Engl. Dict.), and that use survives only in "'beside oneself': out of one's wits, out of one's senses."

"Beside himself. Why do we describe a distraught person as being 'beside himself'? Because the ancients believed that soul and body could part and that under great emotional stress the soul would actually leave the body. When this happened a person was 'beside himself.' This same thought is to be found in 'out of his mind'; and in 'estasy' too. 'Ecstasy' is from the Greek and literally means 'to stand out of.'" From "Dictionary of Word Origins" by Jordan Almond (Carol Publishing Group, Secaucus, N.J., 1998).

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Why did i cut myself?

Answer . There are a lot of reasons why people perform self harm. I have been a cutter for about 10 years now. Many people look down at you for this behaviour, but if they really did some research they would understand. Many people who cut get a sense of relief. This is because our body release ( Full Answer )

How do you be myself?

Forget about everyones opinions, lift your chin up and walk looking straight ahead of you. Do what you want, when you want without worrying about other peoples impressions. The key is to never try and copy others. Don't fit in, stand out.

How do you ungay myself?

You don't. You can be celibate, but "ungay" yourself? There is no reason to even if you could. I admit I'm on one side of the argument, being gay myself. Wouldn't change if I could. Being straight is no picnic either. Will you have issues? Yes. Everyone does about something. Being comfortable with y ( Full Answer )

How did Adage I'm beside myself originate?

Similar to "I'm out of my mind". Originally came from a phrase used in the Bible, in 2 Corinthians 5:13 - "For if we are beside ourselves, it is for God; if we are of sound mind, it is for you." This refers to how a truly dedicated spiritual person interacts directly with God (with great, seemingly ( Full Answer )

What do you do about myself if you hate myself?

Just realize that everyone is special in their own way and if something bad happens something good will come out of it! It's okay, you're not alone. Here's an interesting quote: "Even the person who despises himself admires the despiser.

How do you get myself to ask her out?

You just have to wait for the right moment. If you don't feel comfortable aksking her out, then maybe your not ready for her. You need to be comfortable with yourself before feeling comfortable with her in the relationship. Try starting out as friends, if you already are just take my advice. what i ( Full Answer )

Who sang All by Myself originally?

Eric Carmen in 1976. Eric Carmen also had chart success with "Hungry Eyes"(Dirty Dancing) "Let's Go All the Way", "Never gonna Fall In Love Again" and "Make me Lose Control". With the Raspberries and as a solo artist, Carmen has been a successful singer/songwriter throughout a long & illustrious ca ( Full Answer )

How do you circumcise myself?

Against better judgement. It'd hurt like you wouldn't believe, and if you get it wrong, the scarring can prevent you from function sexually. If it gets infected, more tissue may have to be trimmed off. If you really feel that you need a circumcision (a questionable decision by itself), have a pr ( Full Answer )

What rhymes with myself?

The following words rhyme with myself (but note that they are not "perfect" rhymes):. Herself . Himself . Itself . Oneself . Self . Shelf . Yourself . Elf . Self . Shelf . Herself . Himself . Itself . Yourself . Health . Wealth . Guelph . The only word that I know of that rh ( Full Answer )

When to use Myself?

Use myself reflexively: I hurt myself. For sententious emphasis: For myself, I prefer scotch. Never use myself as the object of a verb or a preposition ( except reflexively, as above ). The correct word in all such cases is me : If you have any problems with this, please see the director or me. ( Full Answer )

HOW you Describe MYSELF?

m outspoken and esy going gal, would like to meet people who appreciate friendship.m a honest and staright forward gal

What year was the original song all by myself recorded?

The original "All by Myself" was recorded by Eric Carmen in 1975. Since then, it's also been recorded by such music greats as Frank Sinatra, Hank Williams Jr, Shirley Bassey, Sheryl Crow, Jewel and Celine Dion.

Can beside myself be used in a sentence?

(The idiomatic phrase "to be beside oneself" means to be anxious, upset or disturbed.) "After my dog wandered off, I was beside myself with worry."

Is it beside or besides?

It can be both. Examples: Jim leaned his can beside his chair. Beside the front door sat an ornate lion statue. Jill was beside herself with worry. Besides Mary, Tom and Gina attended the party. "Besides," Charlene quipped, "I wouldn't want to go to her party anyway!"

How do you clone myself?

You'll need a micro-pipette a petrie dish, an electrical current source a good microscope and newly impregnated cow. Then you need to extract an embryo from the cow and remove its genetic nucleus under the microscope with the micro pipette and then extract and inject your own dna from any old cell f ( Full Answer )

How do you hypnotise myself?

Hypnosis is kind of weird. It depends on what kind of hypnosis it is. The best answer I know of would be "With a mirror".

Is myself a pronoun?

Yes. the word 'myself' is a pronoun. The pronoun 'myself' is a reflexive or an intensive pronoun. The reflexive / intensive pronouns are: myself, yourself, himself,herself, itself, ourselves, yourselves, themselves. A reflexive pronoun is a word that 'reflects' back to itsantecedent. example: Whe ( Full Answer )

Who do i introduced myself?

Probably for the same reason your capitilization is off... . I'm not sure, it would depend on the situation.

Has anyone besides myself been told that their liver measures twelve inches from top to bottom?

That sounds awfully large.\n \n \nThe liver should be a wedge shaped organ that is tucked up under the right hand side of the ribcage.\n \n \nNotes indicate the "normal" dimensions are approximately: 21-22.5 cm across its widest point, 15-17.5 cm at its greatest vertical height, and 10-12.5 cm from ( Full Answer )

Does anyone besides myself believe the planet Jupiter is not a planet at all but is a Sun that died and carried all of it's dead planets into this solar system pulled by this Sun's gravity?

Great theory, however I would propose that Jupiter is simply a failed star. Jupiter did not achieve enough mass (hydrogen) to create the temperature and pressure at its core to create and sustain a thermo nuclear reaction (fusion). We know that there are several star systems in our galaxy that have ( Full Answer )

Who besides you or who beside you?

"Who besides you" is correct. For example, "Who besides you took the shortcut through the Thorson's yard?"

Just wondering since im a girl but can a guy give me an example of a boner since il never know for myself but What is one example you can give me thats similar to the feeling of a boner besides a rock?

OK, I hope you have a good imagination . . . Have a friend (girls are fine) hold her two fingers (index and middle) on both hands out, like they are pointing to something, and not spread out. Then, have her touch the 2 fingertips of her right hand to the first two fingers of her left hand. She ( Full Answer )

How can do healing for myself?

Learn how to do a good system healing on yourself. Learn from an expert healing teacher. I recommend Light Axis Healing as a powerful way to learn how to self heal that is easy and works.

What countries besides France does the French language originate from?

The French Language comes from the Latin Language of the Roman Empire which originated in Rome, Italy. It has also been influenced by German. For example, in the Passe Compose, the same verbs take is instead of has as in the German present and past perfect.

How do you rate myself?

Well this is a very good question. I've been asking myself this question for about 40 years now. Across my 40 years of experience, i've learned that in order to rate yourself, you need to follow these easy steps: 1- Take a bowl of baking powder, vinegar as well as honey 2- Rub this delicious mixtu ( Full Answer )

Is myself an adjective?

No, myself is a pronoun, a reflexive pronoun. Reflexive pronouns 'reflect' back to the subject like a mirror. Example sentence: I changed the oil myself . Millie said, " I can dress myself , mommy." I saw the reflection of myself in the store window.

How relax myself?

Breath in and out deeply three times. Have a bath, a cup of tea or put a hot towel over your face and lie down!

Will you turn myself on?

your question makes no sense if you mean will you turn yourself on then no why would i? xD

How can you judge myself?

I can't judge yourself for I don't know who you are. Probably a very good person.

How do I write a will by myself?

Visit a law library in your jurisdiction and look up the law regarding the proper drafting of Wills. You can find a law library in the local court facility. Then hope you do it correctly since an invalid Will would be thrown out by the court after your death. Visit a law library in your jurisdictio ( Full Answer )

How do i motivate myself?

Motivation come with good sleep a good diet and plenty of healthyfoods like fruits.Drink plenty of water. You can motivate yourselfby making a schedule for your day.Try not to start with overwhelming yourself with too much at once. Some foods like bananascan also help with energy.

What can i cut myself with?

if you are suffering from hurt /grief, cutting yourself will NOThelp how you feel, you need to seek help from a person you trust,they will steer you in the right direction for you to regain selfworth, you can also call 911 and they will also be there for you toget you the proper care that you deserv ( Full Answer )

How can i love myself?

Look at yourself in the mirror and be proud of everything, everypart of your personality that makes you... YOU! Please remember,you are a unique, wonderful, special human being, you are simplygreat ! Remember too that you have a right to all your varioushuman emotions, happiness, sadness, anger and ( Full Answer )

How do i turn myself on?

I have been masturbating since I was 11 and I'm almost gonna be 13,but I wanna try something new. Like something that will turn me onbut can't be a sex toy.......... I think I'm to young... nope I amtoo young. I just want to do something that isn't much but isn'tlittle too. Also, I don't want my par ( Full Answer )

What Pokemon Ds game has the three original starters besides Pokemon X Y?

Pokemon Soulsilver and Heartgold has the 3 original starters, which1 of them can be obtained after getting 16 Gym Badges. (8 fromJohto and 8 from Kanto) For GBA, which also can be in the DS (Notin DSi and the 3DS family systems, though.), it would be Leafgreenand Firered.

How can i get myself to squirt?

Squirting is a natural process, some people can do it easily andsome can't but you really are not able to force yourself to do it.If you can do it then that's completely natural, but if you can'tthen that is also completely natural but there is really no way tochange it.

Do you capitalize myself?

No, the reflexive pronoun 'myself' is capitalized only when it's the first word in a sentence. The only pronoun that is always capitalized is the personalpronoun 'I'.