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self-examination

[self-ig-zam-uh-ney-shuh n, self-] /ˈsɛlf ɪgˌzæm əˈneɪ ʃən, ˌsɛlf-/
noun
1.
examination into one's own state, conduct, motives, etc.
2.
Medicine/Medical. examination of one's body for signs of illness or disease:
breast self-examination.
Origin of self-examination
1640-1650
1640-50
Related forms
self-examining, adjective
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self-examination

noun
1.
scrutiny of one's own conduct, motives, desires, etc
Derived Forms
self-examining, adjective
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Word Origin and History for self-examination
n.

1640s, from self- + examination.

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self-examination in Medicine

self-examination n.

  1. An introspective consideration of one's own thoughts or emotions.

  2. Examination of one's own body for medical reasons.

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