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Definition of "introspection" []

  • Contemplation of one's own thoughts, feelings, and sensations; self-examination. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "introspection" in a sentence
  • "Instead, Shaftesbury assumes that the language in which we conduct our introspection is always public."
  • "To open oneself up to that introspection is almost the first step to a true religiosity, where you can be honest with yourself and humble in the way I think you have to be in order to be truly religious."
  • "I agree with Urstoff - introspection is a pretty weak argument."