disclosure of one's private feelings, thoughts, etc., especially when unintentional.
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How to use self-revelation in a sentence
In that poignant moment of self-revelation Tom's cumbersome machinery of intuition did not fail him.The Wave | Algernon Blackwood
Each was undergoing a self-revelation; each was trying to face a future without the other.Wayside Courtships | Hamlin Garland
It was in these moods of adulation and self-revelation that Marishka found him most difficult.The Secret Witness | George Gibbs
For a moment, in a storm of gratitude and emotion, his mind trembled on the verge of self-revelation.The Pioneers | Katharine Susannah Prichard
And even as his eyes loved the work of his hands, so he knew in a burning flash of self-revelation that his soul loved her.The Angel of Pain | E. F. Benson