introspective, introverted, self-examining(adj)
given to examining own sensory and perceptual experiences
Examining one's own perceptions and sensory experiences; contemplative or thoughtful about oneself.
inspecting within; seeing inwardly; capable of, or exercising, inspection; self-conscious
involving the act or results of conscious knowledge of physical phenomena; -- contrasted with associational
Origin: [Cf. F. introspectif.]
Introspective is the third studio album by the English synthpop duo Pet Shop Boys. It was first released in 1988 and is the Pet Shop Boys' second-best-selling album, selling over 4.5 million copies worldwide. It is so named because "all the songs, although it's a dance album, are introspective". Perhaps the biggest change in Pet Shop Boys' sound evident on this album is an increasing attention to orchestration using real orchestras, particularly on the Trevor Horn-produced "Left to My Own Devices", which took months to produce.
The numerical value of introspective in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of introspective in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
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By rights, satire is a lonely and introspective occupation, for nobody can describe a fool to the life without much patient self-inspection.
There are very talented people associated with them. The actors are great. However, they are dark knights, dark, introspective. I was the bright knight, for god's sake. We just made people laugh.
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