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self-involution

Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Involution in one's self; hence, abstraction of thought; reverie.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Involution in one's self; hence, mental abstraction; reverie.

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Examples

  • It will be seen that at least opium did not move me to seek solitude, and much less to seek inactivity, or the torpid state of self-involution ascribed to the Turks.

    Confessions of an English Opium-Eater

  • English all over and all through; hypochondriacal, with a strong tendency to self-involution and self-absorption.

    The Revolution in Tanner's Lane

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