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adjective as in contemplative

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Topics can range from introspective conversations about identity to light-hearted anecdotes about love prospects.

The coronavirus crisis and the switch to remote working and meetings has made it more difficult for employees to stand out, especially for those who are quiet and introspective.

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Armstrong, one of the cryptocurrency industry’s more introspective Bitcoin bulls, has urged exercising caution before.

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It portrays lockdown as a patient, introspective time when people read and danced and “listened more deeply.”

Brands have listened, and have been introspective about how they can show up for customers.

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We had to make sure that the music was really there, fun and introspective at the same time.

“‘Introspective, quiet, and short on action’ translates to ‘tough to film,’” she writes.

But then again, George Frost Kennan was a deeply introspective man.

Rachel at one point moseys the streets of Manhattan, despondent and introspective, while singing the Beatles ballad “Yesterday.”

But also being a little introspective and finding her true voice and what she wants to do.

Just how he should do this gave him occasional delightfully introspective moments in which he played with possibilities.

They become absolutely introspective and their surroundings fail utterly, in pronounced cases, to produce any reaction in them.

Thus confronted, Mr. Dean looked very solemn and introspective, while the others waited.

He had never been an introspective man in the philosophic sense, and he never had thought that he was of much account.

Karl von Rosen listened, then his large eyes again turned introspective.


On this page you'll find 16 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to introspective, such as: reflective, thoughtful, inner-directed, and subjective.

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