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Themself vs. Themselves: What's the Difference?

"Themself" is a nonstandard or emerging singular reflexive pronoun used for gender-neutral language, "themselves" is the standard plural reflexive pronoun traditionally used for both plural subjects and increasingly for singular, gender-neutral subject.

Themself and Themselves Definitions

Themself

(reflexive pronoun) The reflexive form of they, the third-person singular personal pronoun. The single person previously mentioned, as the object of a verb or following a preposition also used for emphasis.
Someone could hurt themself.
Anyone who wants a car like mine can buy one themself.

Themselves

(reflexive pronoun) The reflexive case of they, the third-person plural personal pronoun. The group of people, animals, or objects previously mentioned, as the object of a verb or following a preposition also used for emphasis.

Themself

Synonym of themselves.

Themselves

(reflexive pronoun) The reflexive case of they, the third-person singular personal pronoun. The single person previously mentioned, as the object of a verb or following a preposition also used for emphasis.

Themselves

The plural of himself, herself, and itself. See Himself, Herself, Itself.
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