inner-directed

adjective
in·​ner-di·​rect·​ed | \ˈi-nər-də-ˈrek-təd, -(ˌ)dī-\

Definition of inner-directed 

: directed in thought and action by one's own scale of values as opposed to external norms

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1950, in the meaning defined above

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inner-directed

adjective
in·​ner-di·​rect·​ed | \ˌin-ər-də-ˈrek-təd, -(ˌ)dī- \

Medical Definition of inner-directed 

: directed in thought and action by one's own scale of values as opposed to external norms — compare other-directed

Other Words from inner-directed

inner-direction \ -​ˈrek-​shən \ noun

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