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synonyms for introversion

  • contemplation
  • meditation
  • reflection
  • scrutiny
  • self-examination
  • soul-searching
  • brooding
  • egoism
  • rumination
  • self-absorption
  • deep thought
  • heart-searching
  • self-observation
  • self-questioning
See also synonyms for: introvertive
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How to use introversion in a sentence

The word self infects them with a fixed introversion and isolation.
HUMAN NATURE AND CONDUCTJOHN DEWEY
For some time I have employed the concept of introversion for this condition.
COLLECTED PAPERS ON ANALYTICAL PSYCHOLOGYC. G. JUNG
A gradual mental introversion grew upon me as physical weakness increased.
WONDERS OF THE YELLOWSTONEJAMES RICHARDSON
This habit of introversion and lack of practicality changed its forms as he grew older, but never left him.
LITERARY CELEBRITIES OF THE ENGLISH LAKE-DISTRICTFREDERICK SESSIONS
The introversion of spirit begins (Socrates—Luther), though Pericles is wanting in this epoch.
THE WORLD'S GREATEST BOOKS--VOLUME 14--PHILOSOPHY AND ECONOMICSVARIOUS
Introversion must be the same as scuttling, its main purpose to withhold secrets and materiel from the enemy.
THE BIG TIMEFRITZ REUTER LEIBER
He looked at Old Beard, and seemed to be ridding himself, with an effort, of a deep introversion.
REBELS OF THE RED PLANETCHARLES LOUIS FONTENAY
But it also explains another point, namely, the elegiac reveries which we have attributed to a partial introversion.
COLLECTED PAPERS ON ANALYTICAL PSYCHOLOGYC. G. JUNG
This concentration upon the inner world of thought is nothing else than introversion.
COLLECTED PAPERS ON ANALYTICAL PSYCHOLOGYC. G. JUNG
We recognise clearly in this definition the primordial tendency to introversion.
COLLECTED PAPERS ON ANALYTICAL PSYCHOLOGYC. G. JUNG
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WORDS RELATED TO INTROVERSION

  • brooding
  • contemplation
  • deep thought
  • egoism
  • heart-searching
  • introversion
  • meditation
  • reflection
  • rumination
  • scrutiny
  • self-absorption
  • self-examination
  • self-observation
  • self-questioning
  • soul-searching
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.