Definition of omphaloskepsis
: contemplation of one's navel as an aid to meditation <omphaloskepsis practiced by Eastern mystics>; also : navel-gazing <a preponderance of emotional self-awareness has sent us sliding dangerously into omphaloskepsis — Fiona McCann>
Origin and Etymology of omphaloskepsis
New Latin, from Greek omphalos + skepsis examination — more at spy
First Known Use: 1925
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