(Latin: within, inside, into, in, inward)

Borrowed from Latin intro-, from pre-Latin interos, from inter-,"between".

—Based on information from Barnhart Dictionary of Etymology
introspect (verb), introspects; introspected, introspecting
1. To examine or to consider one's own thoughts, feelings, and sensations: "She says that everyday she tries to introspect her life in an effort to achieve her objectives as a writer."
2. To look into one's own mind, feelings, etc.: "All of us need to spend some time introspecting our lives so we can strive for greater achievements."
introspection (s) (noun), introspections (pl)
The process of considering one's own feelings or thoughts: George's introspection consisted of trying to justify why he spent so much time on his computer project.
Looking within and examining one's own feelings and thinking.
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Self-examination of one's thoughts and feelings.
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1. Examining one's own sensory and perceptual experiences.
2. Descriptive of examining and analyzing one's own thoughts, experiences, and feelings: "Some people have gone through introspective periods in their lives, where they reflect and meditate about their lives."
1. Descriptive of someone who looks into or examines his or her own mind, feelings, etc.
2. A reference to the examination or observation of one's own mental and emotional processes.
introversion (in' truh VUHR zhuhn, in' truh VUHR shuhn) (s) (noun), introversions (pl)
The folding in upon itself of fabric, paper, etc. to create a space or pocket into which to place something, usually that which is small: The clever tailor was able to create an invisible pocket by the introversion of cloth on the inside of the coat.