[ ney-vuh l-gey-zing ]
/ ˈneɪ vəlˌgeɪ zɪŋ /
excessive absorption in self-analysis or focus on a single issue.
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Genuinely funny and intelligent and navel-gazing and strange, these parts might eventually add up to something truly big.Lars Iyer’s ‘Wittgenstein Jr.’ Plumbs the Deep Fun of Philosophical Fiction|Drew Smith|October 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
British Dictionary definitions for navel-gazing
informal self-absorbed behaviour
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