Related formsin·tro·spec·tive·ly, adverbin·tro·spec·tive·ness, nounnon·in·tro·spec·tive, adjectivenon·in·tro·spec·tive·ly, adverbnon·in·tro·spec·tive·ness, nounun·in·tro·spec·tive, adjectiveun·in·tro·spec·tive·ly, adverb
- characterized by introspection, the act or process of looking into oneself.
Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018
Word Origin and History for introspectiveness
1820, from Latin introspect-, past participle stem of introspicere (see introspection) + -ive.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper