self-revealing

[self-ri-vee-ling, self-]
adjective
displaying, exhibiting, or disclosing one's most private feelings, thoughts, etc.: an embarrassingly self-revealing autobiography.
Also, self-revelatory [self-ri-vel-uh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee, -rev-uh-luh-, self-] , self-revelative [self-ri-vel-uh-tiv, -rev-uh-ley-, self-] .


Origin:
1830–40

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