Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for introspection in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)
introspection (plural introspections)
- (object-oriented programming) Clipping of type introspection.
- (psychology) A looking inward; specifically, the act or process of self-examination, or inspection of one's own thoughts and feelings; the cognition which the mind has of its own acts and states; self-consciousness; reflection.
- introspection in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913
- introspection in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911