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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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).
Like his extrovertive experience, Stace's universal introvertive experience involves a blissful sense of sacred objectivity, and is paradoxical and possibly ineffable.
Stace considers the universal introvertive experience to be a ripening of mystical awareness beyond the halfway house of the universal extrovertive consciousness.
Theistic mystics are pressured by their surroundings, says Stace, to put a theistic interpretation on their introvertive experiences.
The introvertive experience, says Stace, is the same across cultures.
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).
With the introvertive tendency which we have ascribed to him, was joined
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.
Don't you realize that with your mean-spirited and attempted introvertive comments that you are TOTALLY giving yourself away?
˜bimodal™ mystical experience in Zhuangzi that shows evidence for Stace's categories of introvertive and extrovertive mysticm (Roth 2000).