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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SELF-EXAMINATION

I was so lost to myself, that I could scarcely go about self-examination.

Take for example that self-examination before the cheval glass.

My self-examination, as usual, produced no satisfactory results.

The contemplation of the law cannot but lead to self-examination, and that to petition.

From this self-examination Wagner rose up nobler and stronger.

At the very least, it must help to form a habit of self-examination.

Make not light of any sin which you discover in your self-examination.

If this is really the final result of self-examination in any case, there is no more to be said.

It would have been better for him not to have learned that method of self-examination.

Some will tell you, that if you are sorrowful it is a time for self-examination, and for thinking of your own soul.

WORD ORIGIN

1640s, from self- + examination.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR SELF-EXAMINATION

introspection

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