omphaloskepsis


om·pha·lo·skep·sis

noun \ˌäm(p)-fə-lō-ˈskep-səs\

Definition of OMPHALOSKEPSIS

:  contemplation of one's navel as an aid to meditation; also :  navel-gazing

Origin of OMPHALOSKEPSIS

New Latin, from Greek omphalos + skepsis examination — more at spy
First Known Use: 1925

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