verb (used with object)
- intruder in the dust,
Origin of introvert
Examples from the Web for introvert
From this he will then develop similar ideas to those which the introvert has already developed.
So they are polarized to the active upper centers within the child, and you get an introvert.Fantasia of the Unconscious|D. H. Lawrence
The introvert is characterised by the thought standpoint; the extrovert by the feeling standpoint.
When the introvert is expanded there is a fringe-like funnel around the mouth.The Sea-beach at Ebb-tide|Augusta Foote Arnold
The introvert is the typical contemplative, predominantly interested in the inner world.The Life of the Spirit and the Life of To-day|Evelyn Underhill
Word Origin for introvert
1650s, from Latin intro- "inward" (see intro-) + vertere "to turn" (see versus). The noun, "introverted person" (opposed to extrovert) is 1918, from German psychology, introduced there by C.G. Jung (1875-1961).
A term introduced by the psychologist Carl Jung to describe a person whose motives and actions are directed inward. Introverts tend to be preoccupied with their own thoughts and feelings and minimize their contact with other people. (Compare extrovert.)