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heart-searching

noun [U] uk   /ˈhɑːtˌsɜː.tʃɪŋ/  us   /ˈhɑːrtˌsɝː-/ mainly UK (US usually soul-searching)
the act of thinking very seriously about your feelings, usually before making an important decision: After a lot of heart-searching, we decided to split up.
Translations of “heart-searching”
in Chinese (Traditional) (通常指作出重要決定前的)內省,反省…
in Chinese (Simplified) (通常指作出重要决定前的)内省,反省…
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