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self examination

noun as in meditation

noun as in soul-searching


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All of this requires rigorous self-examination: When you can be anything you want to be, what do you want to be?

To them much is revealed through close leisurely self-examination.

Nowhere in this narrative is there a moment or a mention of open self-examination.

Finally, grant that child the journalistic curiosity and clear-eyed self-examination of Alexander Stille.

Over the next few weeks, Republicans will begin the painful self-examination that follows electoral defeat.

But as his walk in the night-air cooled him, it cooled his ardor of self-examination somewhat.

Dr. Pawe's "metaphysics," with which he was seized from time to time, consisted in a few hours' severe self-examination.

Let it be improved as a motive for self-examination, and a beacon to warn us from similar misconduct.

In self-examination temperance or abstemiousness plays an important rle.

And we in our self-examination to-night can see two roads stretching out before us.

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On this page you'll find 32 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to self-examination, such as: contemplation, meditation, reflection, scrutiny, soul-searching, and brooding.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.