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heart-searching
American English: /ˈhɑrtˌsərtʃɪŋ/

Translation of heart-searching in Spanish:

noun

uncountable
  • his death caused me prolonged heart-searching
    su muerte me hizo reflexionar largamente
    Example sentences
    • The SNP election broadcast about waiting lists was controversial and provoked many heart-searching discussions about negative campaigning and taste.
    • And of course he stopped in his tracks, turned around and gave her an exclusive, heart-searching interview about his difficult childhood.
    • And in the privacy of their extensive suites, yesterday's atrocities should prompt heart-searching among some of those present.

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