American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. An independent methodical attempt to study and comprehend one's own personality, emotions, and behavior.
- n. Analysis performed on oneself, introspection.
- n. the application of psychotherapeutic principles to the analysis of your own personality
- n. a penetrating examination of your own beliefs and motives
- self- + analysis (Wiktionary)
“How phony it is for the news media to engage in seemingly honorable self-analysis: "Did we overhype the storm?”
“It was obvious that Birbiglia was taking in whatever reactions he could from the crowd, and performing a form of self-analysis while still engaging the audience with the next joke or part of the story.”
“He exists under a constant pressure cooker of self-analysis and public appraisal.”
“The idea coming together after my seeing/reading stacks of his sketchbooks one winter, delighting in their richness of line, their sense of story, self-analysis, perception … everything down-on-paper as you see it, in the artists own words and images ..”
“My psychological self-analysis is becoming more scant – am I slipping into denial?”
“When all the problems of the world had been solved, then and only then, would self-analysis be appropriate.”
“This mode requires brass-knuckled practicality, unapologetic self-analysis and brutal honesty.”
“Obama and his White House team seem a little too sorry for themselves and lack genuine self-analysis of the President's political problems.”
“Before going out to search for new people to date, you need to first to some self-reflection and self-analysis.”
“That's part of his psyche -- don't look back, but it also reveals a real lack of introspection and self-analysis," Muzzio said.”
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