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self-understanding

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Self-knowledge.

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Examples

  • Her literary criticism shares the wealth of her experiences as a reader and exposes the tremendous influence diverse writers - E.M. Forster, Zora Neale Hurston, George Eliot, and others - have had on her writing life and her self-understanding.

    Changing My Mind by Zadie Smith: Book summary

  • Every time we lie or break an agreement, we deplete our self-trust, self-respect and self-understanding.

    Paul Hunting: Don't Let Stress Build: 8 Simple Ways to Succeed, Relax and Live

  • It is a fundamental ethical choice of the human agent, be s/he an individual, a single person, or a collectivity, up to and including the human global population, a collectivity that has not yet achieved its potential in terms of organization, empowerment, and self-understanding.

    Bernard Rowan: North Korea's Distant Sun

  • Jewish-American historian Sander Gilman, in his classic book "Jewish Self-Hatred," has shown how anti-Semitic metaphors and images were internalized by Jewish self-understanding in the late 19th century.

    Carlo Strenger: Orthodox Anti-Semitism Directed At Israel's Liberals

  • An EMBA can't just be about a higher salary or promotion, it takes passion and a thirst for knowledge and self-understanding to really achieve success.

    Copenhagen Business School

  • It is a fundamental ethical choice of the human agent, be s/he an individual, a single person, or a collectivity, up to and including the human global population, a collectivity that has not yet achieved its potential in terms of organization, empowerment, and self-understanding.

    Bernard Rowan: North Korea's Distant Sun

  • The progress we have made in social regards: freedom of speech, freedom of thought, freedom of religion, freedom of movement, freedom of employment, freedom of communication, freedom of and from marriage, gender equality, sexual freedom, etc ... are indispensable means towards self-understanding.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Violent Misdemeanants, the Right to Bear Arms, and the Right to Vote

  • I suppose one might dismiss this self-understanding, along with the rest of starkness, as some sort of religious delusion, utterly divorced from reality.

    In the Valley of the Shadow

  • The progress we have made in social regards: freedom of speech, freedom of thought, freedom of religion, freedom of movement, freedom of employment, freedom of communication, freedom of and from marriage, gender equality, sexual freedom, etc ... are indispensable means towards self-understanding.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Violent Misdemeanants, the Right to Bear Arms, and the Right to Vote

  • But I also suggest that the American eugenics movementwhich, unlike England, passed actual legislation to breed genetically superior citizensstemmed in part from a unique American self-understanding.

    Harry Bruinius - An interview with author

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