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extroversion

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

Definition of extroversion

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



Variants of extroversion

or ex·tra·ver·sion play \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


Medical Dictionary

extroversion

noun ex·tro·ver·sion

Medical Definition of extroversion

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

  2. ex·tro·ver·sive or ex·tra·ver·sive \-siv, -ziv\play adjective



Variants of extroversion

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

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