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  1. soul-searching

    • IPA[ˈsəʊlsəːtʃɪŋ]

    英式

    • n.
      deep and anxious consideration of one's emotions and motives or of the correctness of a course of action
    • adj.
      involving or expressing deep and anxious consideration of one's emotions or motives
    • noun: soul-searching, plural noun: soul-searchings

    • 釋義

    名詞

    • 1. deep and anxious consideration of one's emotions and motives or of the correctness of a course of action my conclusions required a great deal of soul-searching

    形容詞

    • 1. involving or expressing deep and anxious consideration of one's emotions or motives after a long, soul-searching conversation, they were finally reconciled
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    • IPA[ˈsōl ˌsərCHiNG]

    美式

    • n.
      deep and anxious consideration of one's emotions and motives or of the correctness of a ... my conclusions required a great deal of soul-searching
    • adj.
      involving or expressing deep consideration: long, soul-searching conversations about religion

    Oxford American Dictionary