Definition of self-examining in English:

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Engaging in analysis of one’s own behaviour and motivations: the introspective, self-examining character of much of his poetry
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  • There is a side of American evangelicalism that is intensely charitable and generous, profoundly self-examining, and deeply committed to loving the unloved.
  • Even if we are not self-examining strivers focused in this way on doing things for ourselves, our hopes will have everything to do with our future actions.
  • Through our struggles with race, we have grown into a self-examining and racially disciplined society.
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