extroversion

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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

extraversion

Origin and Etymology 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

extroversive

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extraversive

\-siv, -ziv\play adjective

Variants of extroversion

or

extraversion

\ˌek-strə-ˈvər-zhən, -shən\play

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