self-distance

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Etymology[edit]

self- +‎ distance

Noun[edit]

self-distance ‎(usually uncountable, plural self-distances)

  1. The ability to critically reflect on oneself and one's relations from an external perspective.
    Ironic humor is an instance of the more general phenomenon of self-distance (Contemporary Philosophy of Social Science, By Brian Faypage, Page 33)

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