inward-looking

inward-looking

adj
(of a people or society) more interested in themselves than in other people or societies
Translations

inward-looking

[ˈɪnwədˌlʊkɪŋ] ADJ [person] → introvertido
the country/company is too inward-lookingel país está muy encerrado en sí mismo/la compañía está muy encerrada en sí misma

inward-looking

adjin sich gekehrt, beschaulich

inward-looking

[ˈɪnwədˈlʊkɪŋ] adj (society) → chiuso/a
an inward-looking individual → un introverso
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The great city of Liverpool has invited it, but the boardroom is too inward-looking to accept its invitation.
I don't want to know who has dinner with who in that inward-looking village that is Westminster.
The inward-looking Republican administration must be made to understand the knock-on effects of carrying their understandable lust for revenge.
The two overriding features of the synagogue plan are the inward-looking central focus and outward-looking eastern axis, towards Jerusalem.
SIR - The Archdruid of Wales Robyn Lewis's comments regarding Pwllheli marina sum up the contemporary image of Plaid Cymru and organisations such as Cymuned, as a bunch of inward-looking fundamentalists, who care about nothing in Wales apart from 'the language'.
It would appear that the parochial and inward-looking mandarins based at Caernarfon have denied our communities a sporting venue to be proud of.
The constant pressure to win business often makes companies inward-looking,' she added.
It is even more inward-looking, back- stabbing and spitefully blinkered than the Labour Party of 20 years ago.
Compared to MacCormac's earlier student residences for Worcester College (AR September 83) which were very much picturesque objects, positioned in and responding to the surrounding landscape, St John's is inward-looking, intimate and seemingly self-contained.
If the ethos behind the current three-day event is the publicising of efforts by affiliates of the Society for the Promotion of New Music, then any concept of outreach falls down at the first hurdle, with programme-notes more inward-looking than communicative; composers are rarely the best essayists on their own works.
Miss Little's poise and positive verve in the first movement could see her move from gentle, inward-looking passages to explosions of energy within moments.