(psychology) a person who tends to shrink from social contacts and to become preoccupied with their own thoughts
"some organs can invaginate"
"He introverted his feelings"
A person who is introverted; one concerned predominantly with himself or his own feelings. Contrasted with extrovert.
A person who is shy.
(Zool.) A part that can be introverted.
One who focuses primarily on their own mind, feelings, or affairs.
to turn or bend inward
to look within; to introspect
Origin: [Pref. intro- + L. vertere, versum, to turn.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
in-tro-vėrt′, v.t. to turn inward.—n. anything introverted.—n. Introver′sion.—adj. Introver′sive. [L. intro, within, vertĕre, to turn.]
The numerical value of introvert in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of introvert in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
She is the only extrovert in an introvert family and she's very withdrawn.
One of my personality strengths is that I'm an introvert, which puts me in the minority, apparently, amongst politicians. Normally people that run for office, they're extroverts. I've overcome introversion, if you will, because I love people.
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