self-critique

noun

self-cri·​tique ˌself-krə-ˈtēk How to pronounce self-critique (audio)
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plural self-critiques
: the act or an instance of critically examining oneself
self-critique entails constant attention to the critic's own work, as well as to the work of others concerned with the same problems. Jackie Byars

Word History

First Known Use

1872, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of self-critique was in 1872

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Cite this Entry

“Self-critique.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/self-critique. Accessed 7 Dec. 2022.

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