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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishself-criticismˌself-ˈcriticism noun [uncountable]  when you judge your own behaviour or character, especially when you have done something badself-critical adjective
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self-criticismIt brought all the agonies of doubt and self-criticism which we can too easily forget.Now is the day for self-criticism.In a world filled with guilt and bitterness, there is no room for self-criticism or objective analysis.Her self-criticism of the paternalistic atmosphere which she allowed to engulf her in her early insecurity is devastating.These are welcome indications of the academic community enhancing its capacity to engage collectively in self-criticism.But it is his streak of self-criticism that should ensure that those gifts come to the fore.The Bank has a tradition of self-criticism.When you come down on him too hard, you may only intensify his own self-criticism and probably even self-hatred.
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