self-analysis

noun
self-anal·​y·​sis | \ˌself-ə-ˈna-lə-səs \

Definition of self-analysis 

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

First Known Use of self-analysis

1821, in the meaning defined above

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self-analysis

noun
self-anal·​y·​sis | \-ə-ˈnal-ə-səs \
plural self-analyses\-​ˌsēz \

Medical Definition of self-analysis 

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

Other Words from self-analysis

self-analytical \-​ˌan-​ə-​ˈlit-​i-​kəl \ also self-analytic \-​ik \ adjective

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