self-doubt


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self-doubt

(sĕlf′dout′)
n.
A lack of faith or confidence in oneself.

self′-doubt′ing adj.

self-doubt

n
the act or state of doubting oneself

self′-doubt′



n.
lack of confidence in one's own motives, ability, etc.
[1840–50]
self′-doubt′ing, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.self-doubt - lack of self-confidence
timidity, timidness, timorousness - fear of the unknown or unfamiliar or fear of making decisions
hesitance, hesitancy - a feeling of diffidence and indecision about doing something
unassertiveness - diffidence about self promotion
Translations

self-doubt

[ˌselfˈdaʊt] Ndesconfianza f de sí mismo
References in classic literature ?
But it is unfortunate that I can give no description of the arduous steps by which he reached such mastery over his art as he ever acquired; for if I could show him undaunted by failure, by an unceasing effort of courage holding despair at bay, doggedly persistent in the face of self-doubt, which is the artist's bitterest enemy, I might excite some sympathy for a personality which, I am all too conscious, must appear singularly devoid of charm.
My habitual mood of humiliation, self-doubt, forlorn depression, fell damp on the embers of my decaying ire.
Casaubon had been trying not to admit even to himself the inward sores of self-doubt and jealousy.
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Here are nine lies that your self-doubt likes to tell you and some rational responses to set you free:
A similar nested meditation I wrote on self-doubt has been so healing that I often recite it out loud at some point during my daily spiritual practice:
That's the least of Justin's worries - he has no idea when he can get the business up and running again, leaving him stressed and full of self-doubt. And it's all Ebony's fault - after having her car serviced, she staged a fake accident, blaming it on work carried out at the garage.