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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.]
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(intr) to examine and analyse one's own thoughts and feelings
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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]
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Past participle: introspected
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|Verb||1.||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"
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vi → sich selbst beobachten
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