What does soul-searching mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. soul-searching, self-analysis(noun)

    a penetrating examination of your own beliefs and motives


  1. soul-searching(Noun)

    Probing introspection, a critical consideration of one's conscience especially motives and values.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of soul-searching in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of soul-searching in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Brad Gilbert:

    If you are bored, you need some soul searching.

  2. Ted Mazer:

    This is soul searching, doctors will have to decide, now that this is here, what do they do when a patient is terminal and there is nothing more for them ?

  3. Anuj Somany:

    The classification of the mind thinking can be done into a good and a bad, but not an imagination as it is always from the feeling of a soul-searching heart.

  4. President Barack Obama on Tuesday:

    I think there are police departments that have to do some soul-searching. I think there are some communities that have to do some soul-searching, but I think we as a country have to do some soul-searching.

  5. Jack McCain:

    Even this, i hope his personality has shown through. Whether it was an offhanded comment or not, if that's his true belief, then there needs to be some serious soul-searching as to whether or not he is a viable candidate for president.

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