Definition of "self-knowledge" [self•-knowl•edge]

  • (noun) Knowledge or understanding of one's own nature, abilities, and limitations; insight into oneself.

Use "self-knowledge" in a sentence

  • "He was certain self-knowledge and not vanity guided him."
  • "He just found it hard to resist displaying the intelligent scrutiny he always brought to his endeavors and the self-knowledge that informed it, and which he believed he possessed in greater measure than most people did."
  • "But how you are to grow in self-knowledge, become more introspective, discover the authentic treasures of insight and of compassion and of spiritual discernment and of a deep bond to other solitary individuals, how in fact can like call out to like without reading, I do not know."

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