/ˈneɪ vəlˌgeɪ zɪŋ/
excessive absorption in self-analysis or focus on a single issue.
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Tunnel vision and navel-gazing are bad strategies, here or elsewhere.
Modern philosophy appears to be sinking ever deeper into its navel-gazing irrelevance.
If digital navel-gazing goes mainstream, it could transform medicine.
Having discussed the echo chamber concept in an ironically navel-gazing way, here are my thoughts on escaping from it.
But the body of the article is navel-gazing nonsense.
Though these are merely short-term gains, they are enough to deflect navel-gazing for the moment.