So had I not been in the habit of self-examination, I doubt I would have found it.
We must believe, though the evidence is ambiguous, that self-examination helps us as individuals and societies.
Part of this absence of empathy is an incapacity for self-examination.
But Mercury, Jupiter, and Venus are calling for self-examination on this score.
I entered upon the execution of this plan for self-examination, and continued it, with occasional intermissions, for some time.
I was so lost to myself, that I could scarcely go about self-examination.
This was partly, as she confessed in many a page of self-examination, the result of her own shortcomings.
Take for example that self-examination before the cheval glass.
Both addressed themselves to the work of self-examination, and the prayers that follow are the fruits of their research.
The contemplation of the law cannot but lead to self-examination, and that to petition.
An introspective consideration of one's own thoughts or emotions.
Examination of one's own body for medical reasons.