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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishinward-lookingˈinward-ˌlooking adjective  PRIVATE/PERSONALan inward-looking person or group is more interested in themselves than in other people – used to show disapproval
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inward-lookingThis need not reduce the rigour of the professional disciplines demanded, but it would make the qualifications less technical and inward-looking.Their creation therefore, was mercifully free of prejudice and traditional, inward-looking car thinking.Her right elbow rests on the right arm of her chair, and her right hand cradles her small, inward-looking face.an inward-looking societyCulture can cause an inward-looking view which may lead to missed opportunities in changing external conditions.
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