Definition of "self-doubt" [self-doubt]

  • A lack of faith or confidence in oneself. (noun)

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Use "self-doubt" in a sentence
  • "LaMont Toliver also sees a problem with what he calls "self-doubt.""
  • "Most are a product of self-doubt, which is best combated through exercise, discipline, positive social interaction, and a healthy diet."
  • "Americans were feeling a lot of self-doubt, and it often flared in hostility toward Japan."