What does introvert mean?

Definitions for introvertˈɪn trəˌvɜrt

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word introvert.

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"


  1. Introvert(n.)

    A person who is introverted; one concerned predominantly with himself or his own feelings. Contrasted with extrovert.

  2. Introvert(n.)

    A person who is shy.

  3. Introvert(n.)

    (Zool.) A part that can be introverted.


  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

  3. Origin: [Pref. intro- + L. vertere, versum, to turn.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Introvert

    in-tro-vėrt′, v.t. to turn inward.—n. anything introverted.—n. Introver′sion.—adj. Introver′sive. [L. intro, within, vertĕre, to turn.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of introvert in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of introvert in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Kat Bozeman:

    She is the only extrovert in an introvert family and she's very withdrawn.

  2. Jeb Bush:

    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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