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introversion

 [in″tro-ver´zhun]
1. the turning outside in, more or less completely, of an organ, or the resulting condition.
2. preoccupation with oneself, with reduction of interest in the outside world.

in·tro·ver·sion

(in'trō-ver'zhŭn),
1. The turning of a structure into itself.
See also: intussusception, invagination.
2. A trait of preoccupation with oneself, as practiced by an introvert. Compare: extraversion.
[intro- + L. verto, pp. versus, to turn]

introversion

/in·tro·ver·sion/ (-ver´zhun)
1. the turning outside in, more or less completely, of an organ, or the resulting condition.
2. preoccupation with oneself, with reduction of interest in the outside world.

introversion

(ĭn′trə-vûr′zhən)
n.
1. The act or process of introverting or the condition of being introverted.
2. Psychology The direction of or tendency to direct one's thoughts and feelings toward oneself.

in′tro·ver′sive (-vûr′sĭv) adj.

introversion

[-vur′zhən]
Etymology: L, intro + vertere, to turn
1 the tendency to direct one's interests, thoughts, and energies inward or toward things concerned with the self.
2 the state of being totally or primarily concerned with one's own intrapsychic experience. Also spelled intraversion. Compare extroversion.

in·tro·ver·sion

(in'trō-vĕr'zhŭn)
1. The turning of a structure into itself.
See also: intussusception, invagination
2. A trait of preoccupation with oneself, as practiced by an introvert.
Compare: extraversion
[intro- + L. verto, pp. versus, to turn]

introversion

1. A physical turning in upon itself, as may occur with a hollow organ.
2. A directing of psychic energy in upon the self. See also INTROVERT.

introversion

a personality trait characterized by a focus on one's own inner world rather than the outside world and a tendency to be reserved and to avoid social situations. The opposite of extraversion. introvert a person who manifests introversion. adj . introverted.

in·tro·ver·sion

(in'trō-vĕr'zhŭn)
The turning of a structure into itself.
See also: invagination
[intro- + L. verto, pp. versus, to turn]

introversion

the turning outside in, more or lees completely, of an organ.
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