Thesaurus.com
Thesaurus / self-observation
FEEDBACK

self-observation

See definition of self-observation on Dictionary.com

synonyms for self-observation

  • contemplation
  • meditation
  • reflection
  • scrutiny
  • self-examination
  • soul-searching
  • brooding
  • egoism
  • introversion
  • rumination
  • self-absorption
  • deep thought
  • heart-searching
  • self-questioning
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
QUIZ
Word Of The Day Quiz: Get Galvanized About Vocabulary!
START THE QUIZ

How to use self-observation in a sentence

Let the thought of self pass in, and the beauty of great action is gone, like the bloom from a soiled flower.
PEARLS OF THOUGHTMATURIN M. BALLOU
Now this setting up of an orderly law-abiding self seems to me to imply that there are impulses which make for order.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
At present, Louis was too self-absorbed by the struggles within him, to look deep into what was passing around him.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
But to wave this discourse of Heathens, how many self-contradicting principles are there held among Christians?
THE LIFE AND MOST SURPRISING ADVENTURES OF ROBINSON CRUSOE, OF YORK, MARINER (1801)DANIEL DEFOE
With Bacon, experientia does not always mean observation; and may mean either experience or experiment.
THE MEDIAEVAL MIND (VOLUME II OF II)HENRY OSBORN TAYLOR
A delightful instance of this fell under my own observation, as I was walking on Hampstead Heath.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
Jean grinned and dribbled self-consciously, and showed his two little teeth to the proudest father in the world.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
These evidences of an impulse to look on correction as a quite proper thing are corroborated by stories of self-punishment.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
As guileless, though as self-reliant, gentlewomen as sequestered England could produce.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
He, therefore, did as he said; made no further observation, but conducted himself to his young friend with grave distance.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
Choose the synonym for future
capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO SELF-OBSERVATION

  • brooding
  • contemplation
  • deep thought
  • egoism
  • heart-searching
  • introversion
  • meditation
  • reflection
  • rumination
  • scrutiny
  • self-absorption
  • self-examination
  • self-observation
  • self-questioning
  • soul-searching
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.