knowledge or understanding of oneself, one's character, abilities, motives, etc.
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How to use self-knowledge in a sentence
How deeply insulting to the true struggle for self-knowledge and self-repair.The Psychological Strategy of the Tiger Ad and Why It Will Backfire | Adam Hanft | April 9, 2010 | THE DAILY BEAST
Marty was cool because he took his hideousness and, with a brilliant wit and oodles of self-knowledge, he flaunted it.
self-knowledge helps us investigate; willful denial impedes investigation.
When guided by the sure hand of love and complete trust, self-knowledge could be a shining weapon.The Man from Time | Frank Belknap Long
Is it not a truth that even when we know what is required of us to be good, that self-knowledge is a dead letter to us?My Ten Years' Imprisonment | Silvio Pellico
There was not one nook or cranny into which that ruthless self-knowledge could not throw its cruel glare.The Daughters of Danaus | Mona Caird
I might go on to illustrate the application of this truth to self-knowledge, but it is one easily made, by each for himself.The Portland Sketch Book | Various
Here, too, the humanity of the man showed itself, as well as the weakest points in his self-knowledge and reasoning.Greifenstein | F. Marion Crawford
British Dictionary definitions for self-knowledge
knowledge of one's own character, etc
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