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Definition of "self-questioning" [self-questioning]

  • Scrutiny of one's own feelings, actions, and motivations. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "self-questioning" in a sentence
  • "As for Kirstein, d'Amboise is fascinating on the relationship between George and Lincoln self-confidence versus self-questioning, and he sheds new light on the succession of leadership at NYCB after Balanchine's death."
  • "Speaking of self-questioning, the Journal has great questions in general."
  • "Most recently, the discovery of the 230,000 missing centenarians has raised cultural self-questioning to new levels of dismay and outrage."