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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Churchill’s flamboyant extroversion, his skills with speech, and the urgency of a desperate wartime defense led him to a communal triumph that did much to shape our world today.
A commonality among the high achievers was conscientiousness, ahead of extroversion, agreeableness, neuroticism and openness.
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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
extraversive\-siv, -ziv\play adjective
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