self-discovery
noun Date: 1924 the act or process of achieving self-knowledge

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • self-discovery — self dis covery noun uncount new knowledge and understanding that you get about your feelings and about the type of person you are: a journey/voyage of self discovery: She describes the experience as a journey of self discovery …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • self-discovery — [self′dis kuv′ər ē] n. a becoming aware of one s true potential, character, motives, etc …   English World dictionary

  • self-discovery — UK / US noun [uncountable] new knowledge and understanding that you get about your feelings and about the type of person that you are a journey/voyage of self discovery: She describes the experience as a journey of self discovery …   English dictionary

  • self-discovery — self′ discov′ery n. pl. eries …   From formal English to slang

  • self-discovery — n., pl. self discoveries. * * * …   Universalium

  • self-discovery — /sɛlf dəsˈkʌvri/ (say self duhs kuvree) noun the act of finding out what one s nature, ability, etc., truly is …   Australian English dictionary

  • self-discovery — In psychoanalysis, the freeing of the repressed ego in a person raised to be submissive to those around him …   Medical dictionary

  • self-discovery — noun the process of acquiring insight into one s own character …   English new terms dictionary

  • self-discovery — n. the process of acquiring insight into oneself, one s character, desires, etc …   Useful english dictionary

  • Discovery — may refer to: Discovery (observation), observing or finding something unknown Discovery (fiction), a character s learning something unknown Discovery (law), a process in courts of law relating to evidence Contents 1 Devices 2 …   Wikipedia

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