Definitions for introvertˈɪn trəˌvɜrt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

in•tro•vertˈɪn trəˌvɜrt(n.)

  1. a shy person; a person concerned primarily with inner thoughts and feelings rather than with the physical or social environment.

  2. Psychol.a person who exhibits introversion.

    Category: Psychology

  3. (adj.)marked by introversion.

    Category: Psychology

  4. (v.t.)to turn inward; introspect.

  5. Category: Zoology, Anatomy

    Ref: invaginate (def. 2). 2

Origin of introvert:

1660–70; intro - + -vert, extracted form convert , revert , etc.; (n.) cf. extrovert

Princeton's WordNet

  1. introvert(verb)

    (psychology) a person who tends to shrink from social contacts and to become preoccupied with their own thoughts

  2. invaginate, introvert(verb)

    fold inwards

    "some organs can invaginate"

  3. introvert(verb)

    turn inside

    "He introverted his feelings"

Wiktionary

  1. introvert(Noun)

    One who focuses primarily on their own mind, feelings, or affairs.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Introvert(verb)

    to turn or bend inward

  2. Introvert(verb)

    to look within; to introspect


Translations for introvert

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

introvert(noun)

a person who is more concerned with his own thoughts and feelings than with other people or happenings outside him.

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