Rare to look into (one's own mind, feeling, etc.)
Origin of introspectClassical Latin introspectare, frequentative ; from introspectus, past participle of introspicere, to look within ; from intro-, intro- + specere, to see: see spy
intransitive verbin·tro·spect·ed, in·tro·spect·ing, in·tro·spects
To engage in introspection.
Origin of introspectLatin intr&omacron;spicere, intr&omacron;spect-, to look into : intr&omacron;-, within; see en in Indo-European roots + specere, to look at; see spek- in Indo-European roots.
(third-person singular simple present introspects, present participle introspecting, simple past and past participle introspected)
- (intransitive) To engage in introspection.