navel–gazing

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noun navel–gaz·ing \ˈnā-vəl-ˈgā-ziŋ\

Definition of navel–gazing

  1. :  useless or excessive self-contemplation


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navel–gazing

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noun navel–gaz·ing \ˈnā-vəl-ˈgā-ziŋ\

Definition of navel–gazing for English Language Learners

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

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contemplative of or relative to the past

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