Definitions for introversionˌɪn trəˈvɜr ʒən, -ʃən, ˈɪn trəˌvɜr-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

in•tro•ver•sionˌɪn trəˈvɜr ʒən, -ʃən, ˈɪn trəˌvɜr-(n.)

  1. the act of directing one's interest inward or to things within the self.

    Category: Psychology

  2. the state of being concerned primarily with one's own thoughts and feelings rather than with the external environment.

    Category: Psychology

    Ref: Compare extroversion.

Origin of introversion:

1645–55; intro - + -version, extracted from conversion, reversion, etc.

in`tro•ver′sive(adj.)

in`tro•ver′tive(adj.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. invagination, introversion(noun)

    the condition of being folded inward or sheathed

  2. invagination, introversion, intussusception, infolding(noun)

    the folding in of an outer layer so as to form a pocket in the surface

    "the invagination of the blastula"

  3. introversion(noun)

    (psychology) an introverted disposition; concern with one's own thoughts and feelings

Wiktionary

  1. introversion(Noun)

    The act or process of introverting or the quality of being introverted; the quality of focusing on one's own interests, thoughts, and feelings

Webster Dictionary

  1. Introversion(noun)

    the act of introverting, or the state of being introverted; the act of turning the mind inward

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