Definition of Self-examining
1. Adjective. Given to examining own sensory and perceptual experiences.
Derivative terms: Introspect, Introspectiveness
Lexicographical Neighbors of Self-examining
Literary usage of Self-examining
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Proceedings of the California State Teachers' Institute and Educational by California State Teachers' Institute, California Dept. of Public Instruction (1861)
"... resolve itself from its present condition of an open to that of a close body, self-constituting, self-perpetuating, self-examining, self-licensing. ..."
2. The American Journal of Education by Henry Barnard (1861)
"... itself from its present condition of an open to that of a close body, self-constituting, self-perpetuating, self- examining, and self-licensing. ..."
3. Dictionary of Anecdote, Incident, Illustrative Fact: Selected and Arranged by Walter Baxendale (1888)
"SELF, Examining. At a friend's house lately I saw what was apparently a little book lying on the table, and I took it up. On the outside was, " The Portrait ..."