omphaloskepsis omphaloskepsis

Definition(s):

  • (n) literally, the contemplation of one's navel, which is an idiom usually meaning complacent self-absorption

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  • The Editor's Desk: Omphaloskepsis and 'the future of journalism'

    Given the recent news that Jeff Bezos, founder of the online retailer Amazon, has bought The Washington Post for $250 million, I'm hoping you won't mind me indulging today in a bit of omphaloskepsis. And yeah, it's a real word.
    on August 8, 2013     Source: Athens Banner-Herald

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