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- n. Contemplation of or meditation upon one's navel.
- n. ratiocination to the point of self-absorption
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- n. literally, the contemplation of one's navel, which is an idiom usually meaning complacent self-absorption
From Ancient Greek ὀμφαλός (omphalos, "navel") + σκέψις (skepsis, "perception, reflection") (Wiktionary)