[self-rev-uh-ley-shuh n, self-]
- disclosure of one's private feelings, thoughts, etc., especially when unintentional.
Origin of self-revelation
First recorded in 1850–55
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Examples from the Web for self-revelation
And then, as though with a sudden shyness at her self-revelation, she glanced about.The Vagrant Duke
Each was undergoing a self-revelation; each was trying to face a future without the other.Wayside Courtships
It is well that now and then one is born among the simple with a taste for self-revelation.The Promised Land
Because, well, you heard what he said—self-revelation—men who had sweated.
Their fascination, too, consists in the self-revelation they contain.Classic French Course in English
William Cleaver Wilkinson