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in·tro·spec·tion

 (ĭn′trə-spĕk′shən)
n.
Contemplation of one's own thoughts, feelings, and sensations; self-examination.

in′tro·spec′tion·al adj.

introspection

(ˌɪntrəˈspɛkʃən)
n
the examination of one's own thoughts, impressions, and feelings, esp for long periods
[C17: from Latin intrōspicere to look within, from intro- + specere to look]
ˌintroˈspectional, ˌintroˈspective adj
ˌintroˈspectionist n
ˌintroˈspectively adv
ˌintroˈspectiveness n

in•tro•spec•tion

(ˌɪn trəˈspɛk ʃən)

n.
1. observation or examination of one's own mental and emotional state, mental processes, etc.
2. the tendency or disposition to do this.
[1670–80; derivative, on the model of inspection, from Latin intrōspicere to look into]
in`tro•spec′tion•al, adj.
in`tro•spec′tion•ist, n., adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.introspection - the contemplation of your own thoughts and desires and conductintrospection - the contemplation of your own thoughts and desires and conduct
musing, reflection, rumination, thoughtfulness, contemplation, reflexion - a calm, lengthy, intent consideration
self-analysis, soul-searching - a penetrating examination of your own beliefs and motives
examen, examination - a detailed inspection of your conscience (as done daily by Jesuits)

introspection

noun self-examination, brooding, self-analysis, navel-gazing (slang), introversion, heart-searching He had always had his moments of quiet introspection.
Translations
introspekce
introspekcijasamoopažanje

introspection

[ˌɪntrəʊˈspekʃən] Nintrospección f

introspection

[ˌɪntrəˈspɛkʃən] nintrospection f

introspection

nSelbstbeobachtung f, → Introspektion f (geh)

introspection

[ˌɪntrəʊˈspɛkʃn] nintrospezione f

in·tro·spec·tion

n. introspección, análisis propio o de sí mismo-a.

introspection

n introspección f