from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An introspective consideration of one's own thoughts or emotions.
- n. Examination of one's own body for medical reasons: a periodontal self-examination; a breast self-examination.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. An examination of oneself.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. An examination into one's own state, conduct, and motives, particularly in regard to religious feelings and duties.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An examination or scrutiny into one's own state, conduct, or motives, particularly in regard to religious affections and duties.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the contemplation of your own thoughts and desires and conduct
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Interim results of a prospective randomized study of self-examination for early detection of breast cancer Russia/St.
This craziness has been good for me in that it's pushed me to do some self-examination, and though I try to be honest with myself in general, certain situations press down harder than others.
However, how often do you get carried away with work, getting the kids to school, making sure that no one misses soccer or basketball practice, etc … to actually have time to think about self-examination?
“Self-esteem is, of course, a term in the modern lexicon of psychobabble, and psychobabble is itself the verbal expression of self-absorption without self-examination.”
“Self-esteem is, of course, a term in the modern lexicon of psychobabble, and psychobabble is itself the verbal expression of self-absorption without self-examination .”
I had a heart attack because two seconds into my self-examination I found three large lumps.
Early in his career, Munch was deeply influenced by Hans Jaeger, a charismatic Norwegian philosopher who stressed the importance of self-examination.
To live a life of self-examination is not always an easy thing.
Self-esteem is, of course, a term in the modern lexicon of psychobabble, and psychobabble is itself the verbal expression of self-absorption without self-examination.
They also said that there's no strong evidence that supports monthly self-examination of the breast by women, which had long been recommended by a lot of authorities.
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