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introspection

 [in″tro-spek´shun]
contemplation or observation of one's thoughts and feelings; self-analysis. adj., adj introspec´tive.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

in·tro·spec·tion

(in'trō-spek'shŭn),
Looking inward; self-scrutinizing; contemplating one's own mental processes.
[intro- + L. specto, to look at, inspect]
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introspection

(ĭn′trə-spĕk′shən)
n.
Contemplation of one's own thoughts, feelings, and sensations; self-examination.

in′tro·spec′tion·al adj.
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introspection

Psychiatry Self-observation; examination of one's feelings, especially through psychotherapy
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

in·tro·spec·tion

(in'trō-spek'shŭn)
Looking inward; self-scrutinizing; contemplating one's own mental processes.
[intro- + L. specto, to look at, inspect]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

introspection

Examination, usually prolonged, of one's own thoughts, feelings, and sensations.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005
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Featuring a illustrative definitions and a wealth of helpful quotes for each subject covered, Climb Every Obstacle is a complete reference for discovering the intricacies of self and the value of introspection. Climb Every Obstacle is very strongly recommended for all readers not quite happy with themselves and looking to become a more worthy, open-minded, and favorable person with an enhanced appreciation of what life has to offer them.
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