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1. a person whose interest is turned outward.
2. to turn one's interest outward to the external world.
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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.
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Variant of extrovert.
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1. One who tends to be unusually shy, introspective, self-centered, and avoids becoming concerned with or involved in the affairs of others.
2. To turn a structure into itself.
A gregarious person whose chief interests lie outside the self, and who is socially self confident and involved in the affairs of others.
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extravertA person whose concerns are directed outward rather than inward, who is positive, active, optimistic, gregarious, impulsive, fond of excitement, often aggressive, and sometimes unreliable. The concept was invented by Carl Jung who also described the opposite personality type, the introvert. Also known as extrovert. See also JUNGIAN THEORY.
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