verb (used with object)
- intruder in the dust,
Origin of introvert
Examples from the Web for introverting
I felt my mind flinch, because Introverting a Place is several degrees worse than foxholing.The Big Time|Fritz Reuter Leiber
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.)