from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A lack of faith or confidence in oneself.
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- n. The doubting of one's own abilities.
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- n. lack of self-confidence
LaMont Toliver also sees a problem with what he calls "self-doubt."
Most are a product of self-doubt, which is best combated through exercise, discipline, positive social interaction, and a healthy diet.
Americans were feeling a lot of self-doubt, and it often flared in hostility toward Japan.
Really by being smart and rich and unencumbered by self-doubt, Johnny said quietly, taking a long swallow of a smelly something I could not identify.
With the crippling self-doubt, the compulsive need to improve and keep reaching for something better, this evtire practice feels more like an addiction than something fun.
When you experience self-doubt, rather than making meaning out it, just ask yourself, "I wonder where this experience lives in my story?"
He finally "gets it" for once, though his brilliant insight is marred by an unbecoming self-doubt.
We quickly discovered that in order for the process to have authenticity, we needed to, ironically, start with those things that we had deferred or edited away from previous lists out of fear or self-doubt.
Some psychologists think that behind the big ego might actually be a ball of insecurity and self-doubt.
He's moody, temperamental, full of self-doubt and suffers fits of depression yet he is also kind, compassionate and devoted to the octogenarians that are entrusted to his care.
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