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self-reformation

Definitions

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the act of improving yourself

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Examples

  • Though lower-class Americans continued to fill taverns, the class of men who led the Revolution were undergoing a radical self-reformation.

    A Renegade History of the United States

  • I sincerely hope that there's enough pressure on private insurance companies in the President's speech to force them into self-reformation.

    Gibbs: In speech, Obama will spell out ideas for health-care bill

  • United under a system of Khilafat, Ahmadi Muslims continue to advocate for self-reformation, and Muslim-reformation, as they have successfully for over a century.

    Qasim Rashid: Muslims, Not Islam, Need Reform

  • I believe that in the economic world, as in the spiritual world, the most needed reformation is self-reformation.

    A Social Creed

  • But so far the results have been like all my other efforts at self-reformation.

    Tod tod toddlin' blog

  • The efforts he made at self-reformation immediately previous to his admission in 1816 into the family of Dr. Gilman, were unsuccessful; and while the quantity of laudanum to which he had been so long accustomed, was subsequently reduced to a small daily allowance, the opium _habit_ ceased only with his life.

    The Opium Habit

  • If we have so much self-reformation to accomplish as to dissipate our attention, it may be wise to decide which changes are most immediately important and to limit our endeavors at first to those.

    Problems of Conduct

  • For more than a week he had succeeded in keeping away from the 'Memoirs,' and he cherished hopes of a complete self-reformation; but, in spite of his endeavours, he could not hush the wonder and the strange curiosity that that last case he had written down had excited within him.

    The House of Souls

  • For more than a week he had succeeded in keeping away from the "Memoirs," and he cherished hopes of a complete self-reformation; but, in spite of his endeavours, he could not hush the wonder and the strange curiosity that the last case he had written down had excited within him.

    The Great God Pan

  • May the age of political conquest end, and the era of the self-reformation of the Asian nations, through the gospel of Jesus

    The Religions of Japan From the Dawn of History to the Era of MĂ©iji

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