soul-searching

noun soul-search·ing \ ˈsōl-ˌsər-chiŋ \

Definition of soul-searching

:examination of one's conscience especially with regard to motives and values

First Known Use of soul-searching

1924


SOUL-SEARCHING Defined for English Language Learners

soul-searching

noun

Definition of soul-searching for English Language Learners

  • : the activity of thinking seriously about your feelings and beliefs in order to make a decision or to understand the reasons for your own behavior


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