Picture for IntrospectiveSomeone who is introspective always looks inward or focuses on their internal thought, feelings and beliefs. At some point, almost all of us have been introspective or will be introspective as we have to put considerable time on our actions and plans. The Latin word introspicere means to look inside, and that’s what an introspective person does. It is an adjective.

Pronunciation: in-truh-spek-tiv

Meaning of Introspective

Characterized by introspection, the act or process of looking into oneself.

Master’s Tip to Learn Introspective

When you break up with your girlfriend/boyfriend, what you do? You try to analyze (introspect) what went wrong and why. You carry a diary all around or write a blog and start contemplating yourself.

Sentence Examples for Introspective:

1. I’m very introspective and shy; terribly so.
2. Introspective people who are fearful of others, fearful of themselves, are never successfully popular hosts or hostesses.
3. Her approach is provisional, introspective, and conflicted.
4. During the introspective, achingly beautiful fourth movement, an audience member’s cell phone loudly rang.

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