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introspect

(ĭn′trə-spĕkt′, ĭn′trə-spĕkt′)
intr.v. intro·spected, intro·specting, intro·spects
To engage in introspection.

in′tro·spec′tive adj.
in′tro·spec′tive·ly adv.
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The total score of the control group after treatment has decreased comparing to that before treatment (P less than 0.05); comparing the extreme score introspectiveness score and react score of the control group after treatment with that before treatment the difference was not statistically significant (P greater than 0.05).
But there's a cracked poetry in evidence that fits the material and the painful introspectiveness of adolescence, making the show's youthful spirit feel sincere and heartfelt.
Ennis's introspectiveness and introversion and, at times, own heterosexist tendency can be attributed to a childhood trauma.
When he argues, for instance, that "The single trait which most often reveals the introspectiveness of her writing is her obsession with language" (203), he places the argument back within the realm of biography with his definition of introspectiveness: "Her imaginative world is possessed by a force of gravity that draws all things to a center at which she herself stands ..." (203).
This induces a certain introspectiveness, especially among the social work contributors.
The relative introspectiveness of the magazines produced by girls' schools makes them an important source for the history of women's education in this country, but there is plenty of unexpected social and political history to be culled from the magazines from boys' schools too.