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self-doubt

[self-dout] /ˈsɛlfˈdaʊt/
noun
1.
lack of confidence in the reliability of one's own motives, personality, thought, etc.
Origin of self-doubt
1840-1850
1840-50
Related forms
self-doubting, adjective
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self-doubt

noun
1.
the act or state of doubting oneself
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