adjective Also in·tro·vert·ed .
verb (used with object)
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The distinct motivations of introverted or shy people to act in a retiring manner are as defining as the observable contrast between introverts and extroverts.
OTHER WORDS FROM introvertnon·in·tro·vert·ed, adjectivenon·in·tro·vert·ed·ly, adverbnon·in·tro·vert·ed·ness, nounun·in·tro·vert·ed, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH introvertextrovert, introvert
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I felt my mind flinch, because Introverting a Place is several degrees worse than foxholing.The Big Time|Fritz Reuter Leiber
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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.)