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introspection
used in The Scarlet Letter

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Definition the contemplation of one's own thoughts and feelings
  • He thus typified the constant introspection wherewith he tortured, but could not purify himself.
    Chapter 11 -- The Interior of a Heart (82% in)
  • Sad, indeed, that an introspection so profound and acute as this poor minister's should be so miserably deceived!
    Chapter 20 -- The Minister in a Maze (14% in)

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