self-critical definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Critical of oneself and one's faults and weaknesses: “In my experience, no species of performing artist is as self-critical as a dancer” (Susan Sontag).
- selfˈ-critˈi·cal·ly adverb
- selfˈ-critˈi·cism noun
Variant of self-criticism
criticism of one's own faults or shortcomings
- self-critical adjective