Oneselves Vs Oneself? Which is correct?

Oneself is correct and a reflexive pronoun in English. Oneselves is incorrect in English and should not be used.

One needs to think of oneself before engaging in any activity.


Oneself is the reflexive pronoun for the pronoun “one”. We use a pronoun in place of a noun when we don’t want to state the noun. A reflexive pronoun is when the pronoun is both the subject and the object of the sentence. This happens for example when the person is both the doer and receiver of an action. 

One does not need to think of oneself at all times.

The reflexive pronoun is not so common in English because the pronoun “one” is also not very common.  


Oneselves is incorrect in English. The pronoun “one” is singular and never plural in English. 

Learn more about the difference between one’s self and oneself here.