Examples of introspection in a Sentence
a moment of quiet introspection
not a man given to introspection, he grew impatient with his wife's constant need to discuss their relationship
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But no, this is a song of introspection worthy of Dylan, Baez or maybe even Freud:
Linkin Park does echo some of the better elements of modern rap-metal, namely the syncopated menace of Disturbed and the intense introspection of Papa Roach.
This humble introspection may help explain why German Chancellor Angela Merkel was so successful at the Group of 20 summit on July 7-8 in winning support from most of the world’s wealthiest nations for a major boost in private investment for Africa.
What might elicit a bout of deep introspection in one person sometimes serves as encouragement to continue foot-in-the-mouth behavior in another.
There was no need for introspection, apologies, or shame.
REVIEW The good: The Mustangs enjoyed more successes than failures, but there was cause for a few moments of introspection.
Unlike the riot of curiosities that is the late architect’s estate, her secluded space (a small building on the edge of the property) is a simplified oasis of calm and introspection.
For all his introspection, Marcus is not that great at reading people.
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Synonymsself-contemplation, self-examination, self-observation, self-questioning, self-reflection, self-scrutiny, self-searching, soul-searching
Related Wordsself-analysis, self-awareness, self-consciousness, self-recognition; introversion, self-absorption, self-centeredness, self-concern, self-involvement; self-actualization, self-discovery, self-exploration, self-fulfillment, self-realization; self-knowledge, self-revelation; self-concept, self-image, self-perception; contemplation, meditation, reflection, rumination
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