Definitions of self-examination
  1. noun
    the contemplation of your own thoughts and desires and conduct
    synonyms: introspection, self-contemplation
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    self-analysis, soul-searching
    a penetrating examination of your own beliefs and motives
    examen, examination
    a detailed inspection of your conscience (as done daily by Jesuits)
    type of:
    contemplation, musing, reflection, reflexion, rumination, thoughtfulness
    a calm, lengthy, intent consideration