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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

extroversion

also

extraversion

(ĕk′strə-vûr′zhən)
n.
1. Interest in or behavior directed toward others or one's environment rather than oneself.
2. A turning inside out, as of an organ or part.

ex′tro·ver′sive adj.
ex′tro·ver′sive·ly adv.

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]

extroversion

Turning inside out.

ex·tro·ver·sion

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