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self-doubt

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Definition of self-doubt in English:

noun

[mass noun]
Lack of confidence in oneself and one’s abilities: his later years were plagued by self-doubt
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  • Spurling tells of a life plagued by desperation, self-doubt and nervous anguish, which required an assuaging art of calm.
  • The only reason we keep expecting our tennis players to do well is that they are middle class and lack self-doubt.
  • The internal turmoil is deepened by a distorted body image, which is created through self-doubt and lack of self-worth.

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