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self–analysis

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noun self–anal·y·sis \-ə-ˈna-lə-səs\

Definition of self–analysis

  1. :  a systematic attempt by an individual to understand his or her own personality without the aid of another person



1821

First Known Use of self–analysis

1821

Rhymes with self–analysis


Medical Dictionary

self–analysis

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noun self–anal·y·sis \-ə-ˈnal-ə-səs\

Medical Definition of self–analysis

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self–analyses

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  1. :  a systematic attempt by an individual to understand his or her own personality without the aid of another person

self–analytical

\-ˌan-ə-ˈlit-i-kəl\play also

self–analytic

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