self-knowledge

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self-knowl·edge

(sĕlf′nŏl′ĭj)
n.
Knowledge or understanding of one's own nature, abilities, and limitations; insight into oneself.

self-knowledge

n
knowledge of one's own character, etc

self`-know′ledge



n.
knowledge or understanding of oneself and one's character, abilities, motives, etc.
[1605–15]
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Noun1.self-knowledge - an understanding of yourself and your goals and abilities
discernment, savvy, understanding, apprehension - the cognitive condition of someone who understands; "he has virtually no understanding of social cause and effect"

self-knowledge

noun
Quotations
"Know then thyself, presume not God to scan,"
"The proper study of mankind is man" [Alexander Pope An Essay on Man]
"Only within yourself exists that other reality for which you long" [Herman Hesse Steppenwolf]
"All our knowledge is, our selves to know" [Alexander Pope An Essay on Man]
"The greatest thing in the world is to know how to be oneself" [Montaigne Essais]
Translations

self-knowledge

[ˌselfˈnɒlɪdʒ] Nconocimiento m de sí mismo
References in periodicals archive ?
De igual modo se concibe aqui la autognosis o conocimiento de si mismo como un acto tambien amoroso, gracias a una aprehension cognoscitiva mediatizada por el sentido interno, hasta tal punto que, frente a un envanecido amor de si mismo (una suerte de narcisismo), el legitimo amor propio nos lleva a la comprension ontologica de nuestra propia facticidad.