extroversion


ex·tro·ver·sion

noun \ˌek-strə-ˈvər-zhən, -shən\

Definition of EXTROVERSION

:  the act, state, or habit of being predominantly concerned with and obtaining gratification from what is outside the self

Variants of EXTROVERSION

ex·tro·ver·sion or ex·tra·ver·sion \ˌek-strə-ˈvər-zhən, -shən\

Origin of EXTROVERSION

German Extraversion, from Latin extra- + versus, past participle of vertere to turn — more at worth
First Known Use: 1915

Other Psychology Terms

fetish, hypochondria, intelligence, mania, narcissism, neurosis, pathological, psychosis, schadenfreude, subliminal

ex·tro·ver·sion

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of EXTROVERSION

: the act, state, or habit of being predominantly concerned with and obtaining gratification from what is outside the self—compare introversion
ex·tro·ver·sive or ex·tra·ver·sive \-siv, -ziv\ adjective

Variants of EXTROVERSION

ex·tro·ver·sion or ex·tra·ver·sion \ˌek-strə-ˈvər-zhən, -shən\

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