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ensimismamientos

English translation: introspection

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Spanish term or phrase:ensimismamiento
English translation:introspection
Entered by: xxxlauren herme
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23:49 Dec 21, 2003
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Art/Literary
Spanish term or phrase: ensimismamientos
Él ha conseguido que la superficie bidimensional siga siendo un dominio energético: allí pueden suceder cosas, sin teatralidad, con un tono que va de lo lírico al mayor de los ensimismamientos.
xxxlauren herme
introspections
Explanation:
moments of self-absorption
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William Stein
Costa Rica
Local time: 01:46
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Summary of answers provided
4 +5introspections
William Stein
5 +3self-absorptionMartin Perazzo
5deepest meditationxxx00000000
4absent-mindedness
Adela Van Gils
4absorption
Susana Betti


  

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5 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +5
introspections


Explanation:
moments of self-absorption

William Stein
Costa Rica
Local time: 01:46
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 1214

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Clara Fuentes
2 mins

agree  rhandler
50 mins

agree  Katerina Kallitsi
1 hr

agree  Parrot
1 hr

agree  Lesley Clarke: very good this is just right
4 hrs
  -> Thanks. Nice moustache by the way!
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6 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
absorption


Explanation:
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Susana Betti
Local time: 04:46
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 63
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10 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +3
self-absorption


Explanation:
My take on it

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Note added at 2003-12-22 00:03:12 (GMT)
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I think \"ensimismamiento\" goes beyond \"introspection\", as it means that one is so involved in one\'s own thoughts as to shut out the outside world.

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Note added at 2003-12-22 00:05:42 (GMT)
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Introspection is more along the lines of self-examination or \"soul-searching\". I think there\'s a difference between the two.

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Note added at 2003-12-22 00:14:19 (GMT)
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Introspection is more along the lines of self-examination or \"soul-searching\". I think there\'s a difference between the two.

Martin Perazzo
Spain
Local time: 08:46
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 123

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  isaac bekerman
1 hr

agree  Katerina Kallitsi
1 hr

agree  Steven Capsuto
1 hr
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41 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
absent-mindedness


Explanation:
ensimismamiento

m. Abstracción del mundo exterior, concentrándose en los propios pensamientos: su ensimismamiento nos parecía patológico y lo llevamos al psicólogo.
© Espasa Calpe, S.A.

Adela Van Gils
Netherlands
Local time: 08:46
Native speaker of: Native in DutchDutch, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 79
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1 hr   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5
deepest meditation


Explanation:
... that ranges from the lyrical to the most deeply meditative

xxx00000000
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 58
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