verb (used with object), ex·am·ined, ex·am·in·ing.
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Often-disputed stories, such as President John Kennedy’s alleged grounding of Glenn after one spaceflight, are never fully examined, they are simply repeated.
Giuliani said at the lectern, doing a terrible Joe Pesci, from the scene where he cross-examines an elderly eyewitness with bad eyesight.Rudy Giuliani’s post-election meltdown starts to become literal|Dan Zak, Josh Dawsey|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
Those working inside the system must now take a step back and examine the system itself.Some Math Problems Seem Impossible. That Can Be a Good Thing.|Patrick Honner|November 18, 2020|Quanta Magazine
Pattison also examines how Ardi’s skeleton makes her a one-of-a-kind find.Ardi and her discoverers shake up hominid evolution in ‘Fossil Men’|Bruce Bower|November 18, 2020|Science News
He and his colleagues recently examined the strategies that China, South Korea, Taiwan, Japan, Vietnam, Hong Kong, and Singapore used to combat the new disease.These countries managed to turn COVID-19 around. Here’s how we could do the same.|Kate Baggaley|November 17, 2020|Popular Science
And like all markers of cultural identity, words and tunes often exist inside of us, unexamined.The Trouble With Mourning Arik Einstein As Diaspora Jews|Mira Sucharov|November 27, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The unexamined life is not worth living, according to Socrates.
It may be true that the unexamined life is not worth living, but too much philosophy can have negative ends of its own.
No doubt they would prefer to leave all the terrible things that were going on at home in 1968 unexamined.
In contrast, in the U.S., bad, unexamined ideas sail through wearing the burqa of bipartisanship.
All dogmatism, in the pristine connotation of unexamined adherence to the doctrines of tradition, is absent from his thought.The Philosophy of Spinoza|Baruch de Spinoza
In fact, "the unexamined life" is the only one, as many a weary thinker has felt—if it were but possible.The Conflict of Religions in the Early Roman Empire|T. R. Glover
But it is also the most important and salutary; for, as the wisest of the Greeks said, "An unexamined life is not worth living."Leaves of Life|Margaret Bird Steinmetz
Yet they are full of unexamined assumptions; they commit us to all sorts of logically predetermined conclusions.Essays in Experimental Logic|John Dewey
Better leave it unexamined than begin with inquiries the end of which cannot be foreseen.Judges and Ruth|Robert A. Watson