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Synonyms for introspection
ˌɪn trəˈspɛk ʃənin·tro·spec·tion

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Princeton's WordNet1.0 / 2 votes

  1. introspection, self-contemplation, self-examinationnoun

    the contemplation of your own thoughts and desires and conduct

    self-examination, self-contemplation

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  1. introspectionnoun

    looking within

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  1. List of paraphrases for "introspection":

    soul-searching, self-reflection, self-examination

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  1. Fatima Bhutto:

    There was no moment of reflection, no introspection, only a knee-jerk call for vengeance, in Pakistan, blood will always have blood.

  2. Goethe:

    No man learns to know his inmost nature by introspection, for he rates himself sometimes too low, and often too high, by his own measurement. Man knows himself only by comparing himself with other men; it is life that touches his genuine worth.

  3. Al Watkins:

    The path charted by Mr. Chansley since January 6 has been a process, one which has involved pain, depression, solitary confinement, introspection, recognition of mental health vulnerabilities, and a coming to grips with the need for more self-work.

  4. Meghan Markle:

    I would like to see more honesty and introspection in journalists who have repeated some of these tropes about Meghan Markle, and a willingness to at least look at the fact that her treatment has been different.

  5. Steve Krakauer:

    Having enough introspection and humility to step back and say, ‘I'm a journalist, and my audience doesn't trust me,’ would actually go a long way toward recovery. So often the response from the press is to look for reasons the audience distrusts them as some version of the audience's fault – as if it couldn't possibly be earned distrust, but the truth is, with more sources than ever, the establishment press needs to work harder than ever to maintain and grow their audience, and give the readers and viewers a reason to turn the trust factor around.

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