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self-examining

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Definition of self-examining in English:

adjective

Engaging in analysis of one’s own behaviour and motivations: the introspective, self-examining character of much of his poetry
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  • The introspective, self-examining character of much of his poetry suggests a largely puritan religious orientation.
  • 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.

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