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introspection
used in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

3 uses
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Definition
the contemplation of one's own thoughts and feelings
  • Then he stood before the fire and looked me over in his singular introspective fashion.
    Adventure I — A Scandal in Bohemia (8% in)
  • It is introspective, and I want to introspect.
    Adventure II — The Red-Headed League (54% in)
  • He picked it up and gazed at it in the peculiar introspective fashion which was characteristic of him.
    Adventure VII — The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle (14% in)

There are no more uses of "introspection" in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes.

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