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English definition of “self-discovery”

self-discovery

noun [U] uk   /ˌself.dɪˈskʌv.ər.i/ us    /-ɚ-/
the process of learning about yourself and your beliefs: Her own journey/voyage of self-discovery started as she was recovering from a severe illness.Empathy and sensitivitySympathy and compassionScience of psychology and psychoanalysisMind and personality
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