noun Date: circa 1711 self-examination

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • self-scrutiny — self′ scru′tiny n …   From formal English to slang

  • self-scrutiny — /sɛlf ˈskrutəni/ (say self skroohtuhnee) noun scrutiny of oneself or one s actions, words, etc …   Australian English dictionary

  • self-scrutiny — survey of the self, self examination …   English contemporary dictionary

  • self-scrutiny — (ˈ) ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷( ̷ ̷) ̷ ̷ noun : introspection, self examination * * * n …   Useful english dictionary

  • self-scrutiny — n. * * * …   Universalium

  • self-respect — The capacity to bear one s own self scrutiny. The phrase is Hume s, but self respect is a central concern for ethical theorists working in the Kantian tradition. Self respect is a good, and is therefore to be distinguished from such neighbours as …   Philosophy dictionary

  • self-referential — adjective That or who refers to itself or oneself; used as a stylistic device when done in literary works. Many women authors extend the sort of metafictional self scrutiny which The Golden Notebook so extensively sustains: Eva Figess novels, for …   Wiktionary

  • self examination — investigating oneself, self criticism, self scrutiny …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Self-help (law) — Self help, in the sense of a legal doctrine, refers to individuals implementation of their rights without resorting to legal writ or consultation of higher authority, as where a financial institution repossesses a car on which they hold both the… …   Wikipedia

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