introspective

[ in-truh-spek-tiv ]SEE DEFINITION OF introspective

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The law, by its ponderous and introspective nature, gives you time in which to die.

She listened with knitted brows and an introspective glance.

Mr. Openshaw had been too busy, all his life, to be introspective.

She was a mature woman, full-bosomed, grave of feature, introspective of glance.

Such pioneers were hard-working people, lonely and introspective.

There is no doubt that people who are not introspective lead the happiest lives.

It was only the nuisance of having to do so that, at introspective times, disconcerted him.

Her face became rapt and introspective as she rocked slowly from side to side.

Apparently her thoughts were miles away in an introspective world that was all her own.

An introspective study, an allegory of the state of his own mind, is the most we can look for from him.

WORD ORIGIN

1820, from Latin introspect-, past participle stem of introspicere (see introspection) + -ive.

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