What does the word introspection mean?

    Part of speech: adjective

  • introspective

Usage examples for introspection

  1. The chief trouble with idleness is that it so often means introspection, worry, and impatience, especially to those conscientious souls who would fain be about their business. – The Untroubled Mind by Herbert J. Hall
  2. Introspection which starts with the purpose of finding out one's own absurdities is not likely to be very mischievous, yet of course it is not free from dangers any more than breathing is, or the other functions that keep us alive and active. – Impressions of Theophrastus Such by George Eliot
  3. Private introspection had become a bore to him. – Erik Dorn by Ben Hecht