forget oneself

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forget oneself

  1. (idiomatic) to lose one's dignity, temper, or self-control.
    • 1861, Charles Dickens, Great Expectations
      "Look'ee here, Pip," said he, laying his hand on my arm in a suddenly altered and subdued manner; "first of all, look'ee here. I forgot myself half a minute ago. What I said was low; that's what it was; low. []
  2. To become unmindful of one's own personality; to be lost in thought.