Meaning of introspection

in•tro•spec•tion

Pronunciation: (in"tru-spek'shun), [key]
— n.
  1. observation or examination of one's own mental and emotional state, mental processes, etc.; the act of looking within oneself.
  2. the tendency or disposition to do this.
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