intrapersonal

adjective

in·​tra·​per·​son·​al ˌin-trə-ˈpər-s(ə-)nəl How to pronounce intrapersonal (audio)
: occurring within the individual mind or self
intrapersonal concerns of the aged

Examples of intrapersonal in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Guests experience multiple sessions that build on each other, walking away with new inter- and intrapersonal skills. Krista Simmons, Sunset Magazine, 22 Feb. 2024 Psychologist and Harvard professor Howard Gardner is credited with the theory of multiple intelligences, positing eight categories: verbal/linguistic, musical, intrapersonal, visual/spatial, bodily/kinesthetic, naturalist, interpersonal, and logical/mathematical. Mankaprr Conteh, Rolling Stone, 3 Oct. 2023 For intrapersonal mechanisms, your beliefs or expectations impact your own actions, while for interpersonal mechanisms, others’ views impact your thoughts and behaviors. Kelly Santana Banks, Discover Magazine, 12 May 2023 Chelly Bouferrache, a conservative photographer who was there and frequently attends right-wing demonstrations, said the fight was an intrapersonal beef involving a former Proud Boy. oregonlive, 26 June 2023 Relaciones is a monthly series that helps Latines navigate interpersonal and intrapersonal relationships by unpacking the tough but necessary conversations that come up in our communities. Melania Luisa Marte, refinery29.com, 14 June 2023 These prophecies consider intrapersonal and interpersonal mechanisms. Kelly Santana Banks, Discover Magazine, 12 May 2023 These include logical-mathematical, linguistic-verbal, visual-spatial, musical-rhythmic, bodily-kinesthetic, interpersonal, intrapersonal, and existential. Darren Orf, Popular Mechanics, 16 Mar. 2023 However, transgression forgiveness is related to a range of situational (e.g., transgression severity), interpersonal (e.g., friendship commitment), and intrapersonal (e.g., victim's empathy) factors. . Neuroskeptic, Discover Magazine, 8 Mar. 2014

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Word History

First Known Use

1909, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of intrapersonal was in 1909

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“Intrapersonal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/intrapersonal. Accessed 30 May. 2024.

Medical Definition

intrapersonal

adjective
in·​tra·​per·​son·​al -ˈpərs-nəl, -ᵊn-əl How to pronounce intrapersonal (audio)
: occurring within the individual mind or self
intrapersonal concerns of the aged
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