[self-krit-uh-siz-uh m, self-]
- the act or fact of being self-critical.
Origin of self-criticism
First recorded in 1855–60
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Examples from the Web for self-criticism
It may be interesting here to quote his self-criticism also.A History of Bohemian Literature
This mood is, however, tempered by moments of self-criticism.Mr. Punch's History of Modern England Vol. II (of IV),--1857-1874
Charles L. Graves
And the type of self-criticism is the same from beginning to end.
From such feelings springs self-dissolution or self-criticism.The Ego and His Own
How to do this can be discovered only by much practice and self-criticism.Great Singers on the Art of Singing
James Francis Cooke
- unfavourable or severe judgement of oneself, one's abilities, one's actions, etc
Word Origin and History for self-criticism
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