- Also ex·tro·vert·ed. Psychology. marked by extroversion.
- Psychology. to direct (the mind, one's interest, etc.) outward or to things outside the self.
Origin of extrovert
Related Words for extrovertedcongenial, gregarious, personable, sociable, cordial, demonstrative, friendly, social, unreserved
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Contemporary Examples of extroverted
I could probably name eight people that she was based on, just that bubbly, extroverted blonde that you see on talk shows.Sofia Coppola Discusses ‘Lost in Translation’ on Its 10th Anniversary
September 12, 2013
Where he is extroverted, brash, joyful, and snarling, she is cool, poised, occasionally nervous, and slightly shy.Callista Gingrich Speaks on the Campaign Trail
February 19, 2012
Historical Examples of extroverted
The former correspond to my introverted and the latter to my extroverted type.
- a person concerned more with external reality than inner feelings
- of or characterized by extroversionextrovert tendencies
Word Origin for extrovert
Word Origin and History for extroverted
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.
- An individual interested in others or in the environment as opposed to or to the exclusion of self.
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.)