Definition of Extravert

1. Noun. (psychology) a person concerned more with practical realities than with inner thoughts and feelings.

Exact synonyms: Extrovert
Generic synonyms: Individual, Mortal, Person, Somebody, Someone, Soul
Category relationships: Psychological Science, Psychology
Antonyms: Introvert



2. Adjective. Being concerned with the social and physical environment.

Definition of Extravert

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of extrovert) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Extravert

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Extravert

1. A gregarious person whose chief interests lie outside the self, and who is socially self-confident and involved in the affairs of others. Compare: introvert. Synonym: extravert. (05 Mar 2000)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Extravert

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extravasation
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extravasations
extravascular
extravascular fluid
extravascular lung water
extravastion
extravehicular
extravehicular activity
extravenate
extraventricular
extraversion
extraversions
extraversive
extravert (current term)
extraverted
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extravisual
extravital ultraviolet
extravolution
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extreamly
extreat
extreats
extrema
extremal
extremality

Literary usage of Extravert

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The New Psychology and the Teacher by Hugh Crichton-Miller (1922)
"An emotional situation which stimulates the extravert depresses the introvert : he does not know how to express his feelings, and so tries to ignore them. ..."

2. Collected Papers on the Psychology of Phantasy by Constance Ellen Long (1921)
"The extravert tends to get lost in materialism. ... The extravert is enthusiastic, outgoing, adventurous in deeds, apt to undertake enterprises with too ..."

3. The Heart of Buddhist Meditation: A Handbook of Mental Training Based on the by Nyanaponika, Nyanaponika A. Thera (1998)
"... the extravert ('turned outward') which partly cover such other opposites as the contemplative and the active, the solitary and the sociable type, etc. ..."

4. Space and the Architect: Lessons in Architecture 2 by Herman Hertzberger (2000)
"... The heavily extravert, inviting character of the foyer only serves to stress its informal function. Like a 'grand cafe', you can walk in at any time ..."

5. The Enclosed Garden: History and Development of the Hortus Conclusus and Its by Rob Aben, Saskia de Wit (1999)
"Within the building's static framework, the polarities of open - closed, inside - outside, introvert - extravert, geometrical form - free form and the route ..."

6. Analytical psychology by Carl Gustav Jung, Constance Ellen Long (1916)
"An extravert can hardly conceive the necessity which compels the Introvert to conquer the world by means of a system. And yet this necessity exists, ..."

7. An Introduction to General Logic by Emily Elizabeth Constance Jones (1892)
"be convinced, or he is I not convincing, extravert to, eg, , Either DE is H or DE J intensely convinced, is not F. or tnat speaker is not CONTRAVERSIONS. ..."

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