introversion

noun in·tro·ver·sion \ ˌin-trə-ˈvər-zhən , -shən \
Updated on: 23 May 2018

Definition of introversion

1 : the act of introverting : the state of being introverted
2 : the state of or tendency toward being wholly or predominantly concerned with and interested in one's own mental life

introversive

play \ˌin-trə-ˈvər-siv, -ziv\ adjective

introversively

adverb

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Origin and Etymology of introversion

intro- + -version (as in diversion)


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introversion

noun in·tro·ver·sion \ ˌin-trə-ˈvər-zhən, -shən \

medical Definition of introversion

1 : the act of directing one's attention toward or getting gratification from one's own interests, thoughts, and feelings
2 : the state or tendency toward being wholly or predominantly concerned with and interested in one's own mental life — compare extroversion

introversive

play \-ˈvər-siv, -ziv\ adjective

introversively

adverb

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