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self-questioning

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Scrutiny of one's own feelings, actions, and motivations.

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Examples

  • As for Kirstein, d'Amboise is fascinating on the relationship between George and Lincoln self-confidence versus self-questioning, and he sheds new light on the succession of leadership at NYCB after Balanchine's death.

    An American Apollo

  • Speaking of self-questioning, the Journal has great questions in general.

    Guest posts

  • You'd expect such a book all right—you'd hope to be reflective, to be self-questioning and questioning of others, and to grapple with the ruin of U.S. foreign policy circa 2001-08.

    The One That Got Away

  • Fittingly, Rita Sobrol Campos's photographic record of an old-time Olivetti typewriter text work, The Last Myth In The History Of Mankind, makes cryptic use of the writings of the early-20th century Portuguese poet Fernando Pessoa, perhaps the most self-questioning multiple-personality, spirited melancholic and forward-looking nostalgic in the entire history of world literature.

    This week's new exhibitions

  • You don't have to agree with all of his scriptural interpretations, sermons or op-ed pieces to appreciate the conscience and self-questioning that informed -- and strengthened -- his beliefs.

    An appreciation: the Rev. Peter Gomes

  • There is no time for deep thought or the years of reflection and self-questioning that a Copernicus, Newton, or Darwin once engaged in.

    March 11th, 2009

  • Most recently, the discovery of the 230,000 missing centenarians has raised cultural self-questioning to new levels of dismay and outrage.

    Jared Braiterman: "Do You Really Like Living Here?" A Foreigner's Perspective on Tokyo

  • Don't we have some reasons for pause, for self-questioning?

    What the World Sees in America

  • And there are some people, self-skeptical, self-ironical, self-questioning, who not only think it's important to have their most cherished beliefs challenged but who enjoy it, who cheer it on, who even join in.

    Lance Mannion:

  • Finally in the darker, more self-questioning "Great Expectations," Dickens gives us a hero who is at least partly to blame for his own destruction.

    The Hazards of Fairyland

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