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self-revelation

[self-rev-uh-ley-shuh n, self-]
noun
  1. disclosure of one's private feelings, thoughts, etc., especially when unintentional.
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Origin of self-revelation

First recorded in 1850–55
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Historical Examples of self-revelation

  • And then, as though with a sudden shyness at her self-revelation, she glanced about.

    The Vagrant Duke

    George Gibbs

  • Each was undergoing a self-revelation; each was trying to face a future without the other.

    Wayside Courtships

    Hamlin Garland

  • It is well that now and then one is born among the simple with a taste for self-revelation.

  • Because, well, you heard what he said—self-revelation—men who had sweated.

  • Their fascination, too, consists in the self-revelation they contain.

    Classic French Course in English

    William Cleaver Wilkinson