introspective

[in-truh-spek-tiv]
adjective
characterized by introspection, the act or process of looking into oneself.

introspectively, adverb
introspectiveness, noun
nonintrospective, adjective
nonintrospectively, adverb
nonintrospectiveness, noun
unintrospective, adjective
unintrospectively, adverb
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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]
 
intro'spectional
 
adj
 
intro'spective
 
adj
 
intro'spectionist
 
n
 
intro'spectively
 
adv
 
intro'spectiveness
 
n

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introspective
1820, from L. introspect-, pp. stem of introspicere "to look into, look at," from intro- "inward" + specere "to look at" (see scope (1)) + -ive.
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Example sentences
The music in this stage of its evolution is inclined to be contemplative and
  introspective.
Introspective people who are fearful of others, fearful of themselves, are
  never successfully popular hosts or hostesses.
As a film, the story will only hold up if it preserves a similarly
  introspective spirit.
Instead, they exude a humble, introspective star quality.
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