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navel–gazing

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noun navel–gaz·ing \ˈnā-vəl-ˈgā-ziŋ\

Simple Definition of navel–gazing

  • : the activity of thinking too much or too deeply about yourself, your experiences, your feelings, etc.

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of navel–gazing

  1. :  useless or excessive self-contemplation

1963

First Known Use of navel–gazing

1963

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