[self-krit-i-kuh l, self-]
- capable of criticizing oneself objectively.
- tending to find fault with one's own actions, motives, etc.
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Examples from the Web for self-critical
Dror Moreh's “The Gatekeepers” fits into a long line of self-critical Israeli documentaries.How “The Gatekeepers” Makes The Case For Peace
January 30, 2013
It'd be nice to hear sincere, self-critical reflections from you instead of the usual bombast.An Idea for Our Conservative Friends
November 7, 2012
The change was one towards consciousness and deliberate, self-critical effort.Landmarks in French Literature
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John liked him because he was not introspective or self-critical and quite free from self-consciousness.The Growth of a Soul
There is no evidence, however, that Americans as individuals are wanting in the self-critical spirit.An Introduction to the History of Science
Also, there is nothing that could possibly be called whimsical, nothing critical or self-critical, about him.Since Czanne
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