lack of confidence in the reliability of one's own motives, personality, thought, etc.


self-doubting, adjective Unabridged
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the act or state of doubting oneself

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Example sentences
Bridge players haven't always been racked by self-doubt.
Sometimes, the vagaries of grading do result in self-doubt.
There is a difference between humility and self-doubt.
She was racked with self-doubt about her future and had only begun to write the
  dissertation the year she went on the job market.
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