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extrovert

 [ek´stro-vert]
1. a person whose interest is turned outward.
2. to turn one's interest outward to the external world.

ex·tra·vert

(eks'tră-vĕrt), Avoid the misspelling/mispronunciation extrovert.
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(s): extrovert

extrovert

/ex·tro·vert/ (eks´tro-vert)
1. a person whose interest is turned outward.
2. to turn one's interest outward to the external world.

extrovert

also

extravert

(ĕk′strə-vûrt′)
n.
An extroverted person.

extrovert

[ik′strəvurt′]
1 a person whose interests are directed away from the self and concerned primarily with external reality and the physical environment rather than with inner feelings and thoughts. This person is usually highly sociable, outgoing, impulsive, and emotionally expressive.
2 a person characterized by extroversion. Also spelled extravert. Compare introvert.

ex·tro·vert

(eks'trŏ-vĕrt)
A gregarious person whose chief interests lie outside the self, and who is socially self confident and involved in the affairs of others.
Synonym(s): extravert
Compare: introvert
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