the act or process of thinking about oneself or one's values, beliefs, behavior, etc.
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How to use self-contemplation in a sentence
When self-contemplation has reached its highest degree of abstraction, the state of Nirwana is induced.The Ethnology of the British Colonies and Dependencies | Robert Gordon Latham
Besides why should self-contemplation result in a sphere and contemplation of the First Cause in an Intelligence or angel?A History of Mediaeval Jewish Philosophy | Isaac Husik
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