What does introvert mean?

Definitions for introvert
ˈɪn trəˌvɜrtin·tro·vert

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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

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

  2. Introvert(verb)

    to look within; to introspect

    Etymology: [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.]

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  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

Examples of introvert in a Sentence

  1. Kat Bozeman:

    She is the only extrovert in an introvert family and she's very withdrawn.

  2. Cynthia Burrell:

    It is almost like an introvert's dream, you can't have a social life. You have to stay home on a Friday or Saturday night. ... It's honestly a huge relief to have less to do.

  3. Judy Norton:

    My character Tara is a painter, a longer, an introvert, and then she starts experiencing concerning and disturbing phenomenon in her world… And she doesn’t know if she’s literally going crazy because her mother has, or if someone is stalking or manipulating her for some unknown, sinister reason… There was a lot of acting and emotional demands to it. And she’s also different from other characters I typically played. But I wanted that challenge to stretch myself outside of my comfort zone.

  4. Dana Perino:

    She is a self-described introvert, her book talks about how hard it was for her to get over her shyness so that she could give these speeches, so what it took for her to give a speech like that, I think, was really driven by the love of her husband.

  5. 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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