autocritical

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From auto- +‎ critical.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ɔːtəʊˈkɹɪtɪkəl/

Adjective[edit]

autocritical (comparative more autocritical, superlative most autocritical)

  1. Critical of oneself, or of one's work or behaviour.
    • 1982, Robert J. Sternberg, Handbook of human intelligence, page 466:
      His training procedures, which stress self-awareness and autocritical skills, are fascinating reading for contemporary psychologists interested in cognitive skills training.

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