Definition of self-reflection in English:

self-reflection

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noun

[mass noun]
  • Serious thought about one’s character and actions.
    More example sentences
    • Second, the Democratic party needs some serious self-reflection and reform.
    • This goes well beyond the normal pulling-and-dragging, because it shows a group incapable of any serious self-reflection.
    • Humans are the only capable beings (at least on this planet) that are able to alter their actions based on self-reflection and contemplation.

Derivatives

self-reflective

adjective
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  • ‘I get more self-reflective every day,’ she quips.
  • Bloggers have often asked themselves (among other things, it's a very self-reflective medium) if they are just parasites on the body of big media.
  • The fandoms I participate in are places for intensive and self-reflective debate about the meaning, importance, and strategies for reading of the texts that bring us together.

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