[ self-ri-vee-ling, self- ]

  1. displaying, exhibiting, or disclosing one's most private feelings, thoughts, etc.: an embarrassingly self-revealing autobiography.

Origin of self-revealing

First recorded in 1830–40
  • Also self-re·vel·a·to·ry [self-ri-vel-uh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee, -rev-uh-luh-, self-], /ˈsɛlf rɪˈvɛl əˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i, -ˈrɛv ə lə-, ˌsɛlf-/, self-re·vel·a·tive [self-ri-vel-uh-tiv, -rev-uh-ley-, self-]. /ˈsɛlf rɪˈvɛl ə tɪv, -ˈrɛv əˌleɪ-, ˌsɛlf-/.

Words Nearby self-revealing Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

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