extroversion

noun ex·tro·ver·sion \ ˌek-strə-ˈvər-zhən , -shən \
variants: or extraversion
Updated on: 12 Nov 2017

Definition of extroversion

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

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Origin and Etymology of extroversion

German Extraversion, from Latin extra- + versus, past participle of vertere to turn — more at worth


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extroversion

noun ex·tro·ver·sion
variants: or extraversion play \ˌek-strə-ˈvər-zhən, -shən\

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

extroversive

or extraversive play \-siv, -ziv\ adjective

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