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introvert

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verb in·tro·vert \ˈin-trə-ˌvərt\

Definition of introvert

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to turn inward or in upon itself: as a :  to concentrate or direct upon oneself b :  to produce psychological introversion in

Origin and Etymology of introvert

intro- + -vert (as in divert)


First Known Use: 1669


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introvert

noun in·tro·vert

Definition of introvert

  1. 1 :  something (as the retractile proboscis of some worms) that is or can be drawn in especially by invagination

  2. 2 :  one whose personality is characterized by introversion; broadly :  a reserved or shy person

Examples of introvert in a sentence

  1. <although interested in the public welfare, he was too much of an introvert to consider personally running for political office>

1883

First Known Use of introvert

1883


INTROVERT Defined for English Language Learners


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introvert

noun in·tro·vert

Definition of introvert for English Language Learners

  • : a shy person : a quiet person who does not find it easy to talk to other people


Medical Dictionary

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introvert

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transitive verb in·tro·vert \ˈin-trə-ˌvərt\

Medical Definition of introvert

  1. :  to turn inward or in upon itself: asa:  to concentrate or direct upon oneselfb:  to produce psychological introversion in


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introvert

noun in·tro·vert

Medical Definition of introvert

  1. :  one whose attention and interests are directed toward one's own thoughts and feelings :  one whose personality is characterized by introversion; broadly :  a reserved or shy person—compare extrovert



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