noun Date: 1564 knowledge or understanding of one's own capabilities, character, feelings, or motivations

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  • self-knowledge — noun uncount good understanding of your own thoughts, feelings, abilities, etc …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • self-knowledge — N UNCOUNT Self knowledge is knowledge that you have about your own character and nature. The more self knowledge we have, the more control we can exert over our feelings and behaviour …   English dictionary

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