from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Contemplation of one's own thoughts, feelings, and sensations; self-examination.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. 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.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A view of the inside or interior; a looking inward

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of looking inward; a view of the inside or interior; specifically, the act of directly observing the states and processes of one's own mind; examination of one's own thoughts or feelings.

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

  • n. the contemplation of your own thoughts and desires and conduct


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