Definition of 'soul-searching'
Example sentences containing 'soul-searching'
These examples have been automatically selected and may contain sensitive content. Read more…
Of course there was a lot of soul-searching about the age difference. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The row has caused a good deal of national soul-searching. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Which involves much soul-searching and many earnest conversations. Times, Sunday Times (2015)This week the squad has been through some deep soul-searching. Times, Sunday Times (2009)This places tremendous demands on you and your partner to do a lot of soul-searching. The Guide to Lesbian and Gay Parenting (1993)Does this signal some serious soul-searching from the financial fat cats? The Sun (2013)This in turn prompted much soul-searching by transport officials. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Nobody escapes a divorce without a lot of soul-searching. FRIENDS FOR LIFE (2003)There was much soul-searching in the dressing room and with good reason. Times, Sunday Times (2015)We all have some questions to answer and a bit of soul-searching about how we can do better. The Sun (2012)So much soul-searching must have gone on and now we will have to see if the same thing happens. Times, Sunday Times (2011)There was a lot of soul-searching. The Sun (2015)I have some serious soul-searching to do. Times, Sunday Times (2007)I think there has been a lot of soul-searching in the financial services industry. The Sun (2011)Scottish independence should prompt some soul-searching in England. Times, Sunday Times (2014)But it will be a long week of soul-searching for the Olympic champion. Times, Sunday Times (2011)There will be much soul-searching in Norway during this trial. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It's a lot of soul-searching to do. Times, Sunday Times (2008)But last week's local election results were certainly bad enough to prompt a lot ministerial soul-searching. Times, Sunday Times (2006)There's a lot of soul-searching about the sort of business people want to work with or buy from. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Definition of soul-searching from the Collins English Dictionary
Collins Dictionaries for Schools
Our new online dictionaries for schools provide a safe and appropriate environment for children. And best of all it's ad free, so sign up now and start using at home or in the classroom.
Unlock language with the Paul Noble method
No books. No rote memorization. No chance of failure. Your chance to have a one-to-one lesson with best-selling language expert Paul Noble, try a FREE audio sample of his brand new Mandarin Chinese course.
13th edition of the Collins Dictionary out now!
Updated with all the very latest new words and senses, this new 13th edition is an unparalleled resource for word lovers, word gamers, and word geeks everywhere. #homeoflivingenglish
We have almost 200 lists of words from topics as varied as types of butterflies, jackets, currencies, vegetables and knots! Amaze your friends with your new-found knowledge!
Rainbow Tree, Asymmetric Wreath, and Period Poverty: November’s Words in the News
Catch up on the latest words in the news this November with Robert Groves.
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.