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inner-directed

[in-er-di-rek-tid, -dahy-] /ˈɪn ər dɪˈrɛk tɪd, -daɪ-/
adjective
1.
guided by internalized values rather than external pressures.
Compare other-directed.
Origin
1945-1950
1945-50
Related forms
inner-direction, noun
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inner-directed

adjective
1.
guided by one's own conscience and values rather than external pressures to conform Compare other-directed
Derived Forms
inner-direction, noun
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