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in·tro·spect

 (ĭn′trə-spĕkt′, ĭn′trə-spĕkt′)
intr.v. in·tro·spect·ed, in·tro·spect·ing, in·tro·spects
To engage in introspection.

[Latin intrōspicere, intrōspect-, to look into : intrō-, within; see en in Indo-European roots + specere, to look at; see spek- in Indo-European roots.]

in′tro·spec′tive adj.
in′tro·spec′tive·ly adv.

introspect

(ˌɪntrəˈspɛkt)
vb
(intr) to examine and analyse one's own thoughts and feelings

in•tro•spect

(ˌɪn trəˈspɛkt)
v.i.
1. to practice introspection; consider one's own internal state or feelings.
v.t.
2. to look into or examine (one's own mind, feelings, etc.).
[1675–85; back formation from introspection]
in`tro•spec′tive, adj.
in`tro•spec′tive•ly, adv.
in`tro•spec′tive•ness, n.

introspect


Past participle: introspected
Gerund: introspecting

Imperative
introspect
introspect
Present
I introspect
you introspect
he/she/it introspects
we introspect
you introspect
they introspect
Preterite
I introspected
you introspected
he/she/it introspected
we introspected
you introspected
they introspected
Present Continuous
I am introspecting
you are introspecting
he/she/it is introspecting
we are introspecting
you are introspecting
they are introspecting
Present Perfect
I have introspected
you have introspected
he/she/it has introspected
we have introspected
you have introspected
they have introspected
Past Continuous
I was introspecting
you were introspecting
he/she/it was introspecting
we were introspecting
you were introspecting
they were introspecting
Past Perfect
I had introspected
you had introspected
he/she/it had introspected
we had introspected
you had introspected
they had introspected
Future
I will introspect
you will introspect
he/she/it will introspect
we will introspect
you will introspect
they will introspect
Future Perfect
I will have introspected
you will have introspected
he/she/it will have introspected
we will have introspected
you will have introspected
they will have introspected
Future Continuous
I will be introspecting
you will be introspecting
he/she/it will be introspecting
we will be introspecting
you will be introspecting
they will be introspecting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been introspecting
you have been introspecting
he/she/it has been introspecting
we have been introspecting
you have been introspecting
they have been introspecting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been introspecting
you will have been introspecting
he/she/it will have been introspecting
we will have been introspecting
you will have been introspecting
they will have been introspecting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been introspecting
you had been introspecting
he/she/it had been introspecting
we had been introspecting
you had been introspecting
they had been introspecting
Conditional
I would introspect
you would introspect
he/she/it would introspect
we would introspect
you would introspect
they would introspect
Past Conditional
I would have introspected
you would have introspected
he/she/it would have introspected
we would have introspected
you would have introspected
they would have introspected
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.introspect - reflect on one's own thoughts and feelings
meditate, mull, mull over, muse, ponder, chew over, think over, excogitate, reflect, ruminate, speculate, contemplate - reflect deeply on a subject; "I mulled over the events of the afternoon"; "philosophers have speculated on the question of God for thousands of years"; "The scientist must stop to observe and start to excogitate"
Translations

introspect

visich selbst beobachten
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