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soul–searching

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noun soul–search·ing \ˈsōl-ˌsər-chiŋ\

Simple Definition of soul–searching

  • : 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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of soul–searching

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

1924

First Known Use of soul–searching

1924


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