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.



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


  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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