verb (used with object)
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The introvert is characterised by the thought standpoint; the extrovert by the feeling standpoint.
Count Duklass had thinning red hair and a plump, agreeable, extrovert's face.Ministry of Disturbance
Henry Beam Piper
The opposite applies to the feeling and thought of the extrovert.
The extrovert is the typical active; always leaning out of the window and setting up contacts with the outside world.The Life of the Spirit and the Life of To-day
What is your impression of him as his being introspective or an introvert or an extrovert?Warren Commission (9 of 26): Hearings Vol. IX (of 15)
The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
Word Origin for extrovert
With introvert, words that had been used in English by doctors and scientists in various literal senses since 1600s, but popularized in a psychological sense by Carl Jung. Related: Extroverted.
A term introduced by the psychologist Carl Jung to describe a person whose motives and actions are directed outward. Extroverts are more prone to action than contemplation, make friends readily, adjust easily to social situations, and generally show warm interest in their surroundings. (Compare introvert.)