self-questioning

[ self-kwes-chuh-ning, self- ]
/ ˌsɛlfˈkwɛs tʃə nɪŋ, ˈsɛlf- /

noun

review or scrutiny of one's own motives or behavior.

Nearby words

  1. self-protection,
  2. self-publish,
  3. self-published,
  4. self-punishment,
  5. self-purification,
  6. self-raising,
  7. self-realization,
  8. self-recording,
  9. self-reference,
  10. self-referential

Origin of self-questioning

First recorded in 1860–65

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British Dictionary definitions for self-questioning

self-questioning

adjective

doubting or questioning oneself or one's abilities
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