- soul-searching ► NOUN ▪ close examination of one's emotions and motives.
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Soul Searching — may refer to: * Soul Searching , released in 1976, is the fourth album by The Average White Band. *Soul Searchin , the third album by Glenn Frey, released in 1988 * Soul Searchin , a song by Solomon Burke from his 2002 album Don t Give Up On Me … Wikipedia
soul-searching — soul .searching n [U] careful examination of your thoughts and feelings because you are very worried about whether or not it is right to do something ▪ After much soul searching, I decided to resign … Dictionary of contemporary English
soul-searching — [n] introspection contemplation, deep thought, heart searching, meditation, reflection, rumination, self analysis, self examination, self questioning; concepts 24,410 … New thesaurus
soul-searching — index contrite Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 … Law dictionary
soul-searching — [sät′sʉr΄chiŋ] n. close, honest examination of one s true feelings, motives, etc … English World dictionary
soul-searching — • heart searching • soul searching noun or adj After much heart searching, Jean told Beth she was sorry for the unkind things she had said. The minister preached a soul searching sermon about the thoughtless ways people hurt each other. See:… … Словарь американских идиом
soul-searching — N UNCOUNT Soul searching is a long and careful examination of your thoughts and feelings, especially when you are trying to make a difficult moral decision or thinking about something that has gone wrong. My year was really spent doing a lot of… … English dictionary
soul-searching — noun Probing introspection, a critical consideration of ones own state. After much soul searching I decided to confess … Wiktionary
soul-searching — noun (U) careful examination of your thoughts and feelings because you are very worried about whether or not it is normally right to do something: After much soul searching, I decided to resign … Longman dictionary of contemporary English
soul-searching — soul search|ing [ soul ,sɜrtʃıŋ ] noun uncount careful thought about your beliefs, attitudes, or actions because you think it is important to behave in an honest and moral way … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English