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soul-searching

soul–searching

noun soul–search·ing \ˈsōl-ˌsər-chiŋ\

: the activity of thinking seriously about your feelings and beliefs in order to make a decision or to understand the reasons for your own behavior

Full Definition of SOUL-SEARCHING

:  examination of one's conscience especially with regard to motives and values

First Known Use of SOUL-SEARCHING

1924

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