[ self-kon-tuhm-pley-shuhn, self- ]

  1. the act or process of thinking about oneself or one's values, beliefs, behavior, etc.

Words Nearby self-contemplation Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use self-contemplation in a sentence

  • When self-contemplation has reached its highest degree of abstraction, the state of Nirwana is induced.

  • Besides why should self-contemplation result in a sphere and contemplation of the First Cause in an Intelligence or angel?

  • Ethel saw the truth of what her friend had said of the morbid habit of self-contemplation.

    The Daisy Chain | Charlotte Yonge
  • What is the difference between self-contemplation and self-examination?

    The Daisy Chain | Charlotte Yonge
  • A pause like that which accompanies self-contemplation, and perhaps conscious distrust of purpose, succeeded.

    The Bravo | J. Fenimore Cooper