navel-gazing

[ ney-vuh l-gey-zing ]
/ ˈneɪ vəlˌgeɪ zɪŋ /
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noun Slang.

excessive absorption in self-analysis or focus on a single issue.

Nearby words

  1. navarre,
  2. nave,
  3. navel,
  4. navel ill,
  5. navel orange,
  6. navelwort,
  7. navette,
  8. navew,
  9. navicert,
  10. navicular

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navel-gazing

noun

informal self-absorbed behaviour
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