Definition of Self-examination

1. Noun. The contemplation of your own thoughts and desires and conduct.




Definition of Self-examination

1. Noun. An examination of oneself. ¹

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Medical Definition of Self-examination

1. The inspection of one's own body, usually for signs of disease (e.g., breast self-examination, testicular self-examination). (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Self-examination

self-effacing
self-effacingly
self-effacingness
self-efficacy
self-employed
self-employed person
self-employment
self-enclosed
self-esteem
self-evaluation programs
self-evidence
self-evidency
self-evident
self-evident truth
self-evidently
self-examination (current term)
self-examining
self-excitation
self-existence
self-existent
self-explanatory
self-expression
self-feeder
self-feeling
self-fertile
self-fertilisation
self-fertilised
self-fertilization
self-fertilized
self-flagellation

Literary usage of Self-examination

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1. A Treatise on Self-knowledge by John Mason (1851)
"... before mentioned : to which end we would do well to attend diligently to the rules laid down in the following chapters. CHAPTER I. self-examination ..."

2. The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. by James Boswell (1901)
"... Tom Tyers "—Blackmore's " Creation "—The Marriage Service—" The False Alarm "— Percival Stockdale—self-examination—Visit to Lichfield—and ..."

3. Dictionary of the Apostolic Church by James Hastings, John Alexander Selbie, John Chisholm Lambert (1918)
"'Self- examination is often a direct result of a new awakening to a sense of the moral imperative such as we have already described as conversion ; but it ..."

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