self-reformation

noun
self-ref·​or·​ma·​tion | \ ˌself-ˌre-fər-ˈmā-shən How to pronounce self-reformation (audio) \
plural self-reformations

Definition of self-reformation

: the act or process of amending or improving one's character or habits : the act or process of reforming oneself engaged in moral self-reformation And it dovetails with his broader call for self-reformation in the citizenry, whether he's telling parents to limit their kids' television watching or urging consumers to be more energy-efficient.— Alec MacGillis

First Known Use of self-reformation

1613, in the meaning defined above

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“Self-reformation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/self-reformation. Accessed 2 Aug. 2021.

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