displaying, exhibiting, or disclosing one's most private feelings, thoughts, etc.: an embarrassingly self-revealing autobiography.
- 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-/.
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How to use self-revealing in a sentence
Promptly he repented, ashamed both of his anger and such self-revealing expression of it.The History of Sir Richard Calmady | Lucas Malet
“Glory” is the splendour and light of the self-revealing God.The Expositor's Bible: Colossians and Philemon | Alexander Maclaren
This is the most soberly, self-revealing letter written by Eugene Field that has come within my ken.Eugene Field, A Study In Heredity And Contradictions | Slason Thompson
In the strengthening and self-revealing solitude of her garden, this glowing summer day, Esmé sat trying to make up her mind.The Clarion | Samuel Hopkins Adams
So just in so far as the sensory individual is less active, to that degree he is less expressive, less self-revealing.The Story of the Mind | James Mark Baldwin