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extroversion

 [eks″tro-ver´zhun] extraversion;
1. a turning inside out.
2. direction of one's energies and attention outward from the self.

ex·tra·ver·sion

(eks'tră-vĕr'zhŭn, -shŭn),
1. A turning outward.
2. A trait involving social intercourse, as practiced by an extrovert. Compare: introversion.
Synonym(s): extroversion

extraversion

/ex·tra·ver·sion/ (ek″strah-ver´zhun) extroversion.

extraversion

(ĕk′strə-vûr′zhən)
n.
Variant of extroversion.

extraversion

ex·tro·ver·sion

(eks'trō-vĕr'zhŭn)
1. A turning outward.
2. A personality patterned on the presence of others.
Compare: introversion
Synonym(s): extraversion.
[incorrectly formed fr. L. extra, outside, + verto, pp. versus, to turn]

extraversion

one of the big five personality factors characterized by a tendency to be sociable, outgoing and assertive. extravert a person who manifests extraversion. extraverted adj .

extraversion

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In order to control for the possible confounding effect, extraversion was assessed using a subscale of the Big Five Inventory (John, Donahue, & Kentle, 1991).
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Extraversion, agreeableness, and emotional stability are the core elements of personality that signal the value of social bonds with others and affect the nature and development of social relationships (Barrick, Stewart, Neubert, and Mount, 1998; Kalish and Robins, 2006; van Vianen and De Dreu, 2001).
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