Definition of Extrovert

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

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



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

Definition of Extrovert

1. Adjective. outgoing; sociable; concerned with outer affairs ¹

2. Noun. One who is outgoing; sociable or concerned with outer affairs. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Extrovert

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Extrovert

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)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Extrovert

extroitive
extropian
extropianism
extropic
extropy
extrordinary
extrorsal
extrorse
extrospection
extrospections
extrospective
extroversions
extroversive
extrovert (current term)
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extrovertedly
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extrovertive
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extruction
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extructors
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extrudabilities

Literary usage of Extrovert

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1. Collected papers on analytical psychology by Carl Gustav Jung, Constance Ellen Long (1917)
"The sexual theory is promulgated from the standpoint of feeling, the power theory from that of thought ; for the extrovert always places the accent upon the ..."

2. The New Psychology and Its Relation to Life by Arthur George Tansley (1920)
"He does not extrovert spontaneously and unconsciously like the opposite type, but can only do so of more or less set purpose, and through the medium of his ..."

3. The American Journal of Psychology by Edward Bradford ( Titchener, Granville Stanley Hall (1918)
"... and the extrovert, or Freudian type. " Each of the two has one function especially well developed ; the introverted type uses thought as an adaptive ..."

4. The Story of Utopias by Lewis Mumford (1922)
"The so-called extrovert, the type of man who has no need for utopias, will satisfy ... But it is fairly plain that the extrovert, from the very weakness and ..."

5. Is America Safe for Democracy?: Six Lectures Given at the Lowell Institute by William McDougall (1921)
"We may fairly complete our hypothesis by assuming that the Mediterranean race is constitutionally extrovert, the Nordic race constitutionally introvert. ..."

6. A/S/L: Yearbook Academy of Architecture Amsterdam/Maastricht by Laurens ten Kate (2002)
"The placing of a glass screen around the entire building protects the inner and outer areas as well as giving the building an autonomous and extrovert ..."

7. East of Cleveland by Richard Cartwright Austin (2004)
"A strong extrovert, like my wife Anne, does her best thinking in conversation with another person. ... Elijah was a plain man and an extrovert beyond doubt. ..."

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