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Meaning of INTROVERT

Pronunciation:  `intru'vurt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  (psychology) a person who tends to shrink from social contacts and to become preoccupied with their own thoughts
  2. [adj]  characterized by introversion
  3. [v]  turn inside; "He introverted his feelings"
  4. [v]  fold inwards, of certain organs
 

INTROVERT is a 9 letter word that starts with I.

 

 Synonyms: introversive, introverted, introvertive, invaginate
 
 Antonyms: extravert, extrovert
 
 See Also: alter, change, draw in, intellect, intellectual, intussuscept, retract

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\In`tro*vert"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Introverted}; p.
pr. & vb. n. {Introverting}.] [Pref. intro- + L. vertere,
versum, to turn.]
1. To turn or bend inward. ``Introverted toes.'' --Cowper.

2. To look within; to introspect. --Lew Wallace.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: ambivert, choleric, convert, cycloid, cyclothyme, cyclothymic, ectomorph, endomorph, evert, extrovert, intussuscept, invaginate, inverse, invert, melancholic, mesomorph, phlegmatic, pronate, resupinate, reverse, revolve, rotate, sanguine, schizoid, schizothyme, supinate, syntone, transpose, turn about, turn around, turn down, turn in, turn inside out, turn out, turn over, turn the scale, turn the tables, turn upside down
 

 

 

 

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