extravert

[ ek-struh-vurt ]
/ ˈɛk strəˌvɜrt /

noun, adjective, verb (used with object)


Nearby words

  1. extravascular,
  2. extravascular fluid,
  3. extravehicular,
  4. extravehicular mobility unit,
  5. extraversion,
  6. extraverted,
  7. extrema,
  8. extremadura,
  9. extremal,
  10. extreme

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British Dictionary definitions for extraverted

extravert

/ (ˈɛkstrəˌvɜːt) /

noun, adjective

a variant spelling of extrovert
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Word Origin and History for extraverted

extraverted

adj.

in modern psychology, 1915, a variant of extroverted (see extrovert). Related: Extravert (n.), for which also see extrovert. There was a verb extravert in mid- to late 17c. meaning "to turn outward so as to be visible," from Latin extra "outward" + vertere "to turn."

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