Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. same as introverted, 2.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Same as introversive.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. directed inward; marked by interest in yourself or concerned with inner feelings

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Examples

  • Secondly, Stace identifies a universal, “monistic,” introvertive experience that “looks inward into the mind,” to achieve “pure consciousness,” that is, an experience phenomenologically not of anything (Stace, 1961, 86).

    Mysticism

  • Like his extrovertive experience, Stace's universal introvertive experience involves a blissful sense of sacred objectivity, and is paradoxical and possibly ineffable.

    Mysticism

  • Stace considers the universal introvertive experience to be a ripening of mystical awareness beyond the halfway house of the universal extrovertive consciousness.

    Mysticism

  • Theistic mystics are pressured by their surroundings, says Stace, to put a theistic interpretation on their introvertive experiences.

    Mysticism

  • The introvertive experience, says Stace, is the same across cultures.

    Mysticism

  • Thus the extrovertive mystical experience of ˜pervading and unifying™ depends on the introvertive mystical experience of union referred to elsewhere in chapter six as ˜merging with the Great Pervader™ (tong yu datong).

    Zhuangzi

  • With the introvertive tendency which we have ascribed to him, was joined

    Famous Reviews

  • They also introduced - purely as a mnemonic system - a simple colour-coding system, with warm colours representing the extrovertive tendency of development in the world, and cool coulurs introvertive self-transformation.

    Netvouz - new bookmarks

  • Don't you realize that with your mean-spirited and attempted introvertive comments that you are TOTALLY giving yourself away?

    Alex Jones' Prison Planet.com

  • ˜bimodal™ mystical experience in Zhuangzi that shows evidence for Stace's categories of introvertive and extrovertive mysticm (Roth 2000).

    Zhuangzi

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