Definition of Introversive

1. Adjective. Directed inward; marked by interest in yourself or concerned with inner feelings.

Exact synonyms: Introvertive
Attributes: Introversion
Category relationships: Psychological Science, Psychology
Similar to: Introvertish, Shut-in
Also: Unsociable
Antonyms: Ambiversive, Extroversive
Derivative terms: Introvert, Introvert



Definition of Introversive

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Introversive

introspective
introspective method
introspective sort
introspectively
introspectiveness
introspects
introsume
introsumed
introsumes
introsuming
introsusception
introuvable
introvenient
introversion
introversions
introversive (current term)
introversively
introvert
introverted
introvertedly
introverting
introvertish
introvertive
introvertly
introverts
intrudable
intrude
intrude into
intrude on
intruded

Literary usage of Introversive

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1. The Popular Science Monthly (1884)
""When we come to mental derangements, introversive study is obviously fruitless, and so long as that was pursued nothing was known of the nature of insanity ..."

2. Essays and Reviews by Edwin Percy Whipple (1883)
"... so profound, so broad, so introversive, penetrating beyond the reach of analysis to the inmost springs of life, — and its just and discriminating views ..."

3. The Andover Review (1890)
"I believe that their religious spirit, if less monastic and introversive, is more healthy and aggressive. In my observation of the students of this ..."

4. The Future of Africa: Being Addresses, Sermons, Etc., Etc., Delivered in the by Alexander Crummell (1862)
"Our religion is not diffusive, but rather introversive. It does not flow out, but rather inward. As a people we like religion—we like religious services. ..."

5. American Journal of Education (1856)
"They all refer significantly enough, to the first efforts of intelligence, when, previous to any introversive or reflective act, of comparatively subtile or ..."

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