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Wednesday, April 02, 2014

Definitions for ambivert

  1. one whose personality type is intermediate between extrovert and introvert.

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Citations for ambivert
I'm a plain American ambivert... Vladimir Nabokov, Ada or Ardor: A Family Chronicle, 1969
It's the latest, and so, of course, I decided to try it on, and it did fit. I'm an ambivert. James McCourt, Time Remaining, 1993
Origin of ambivert
Ambivert was coined in the 1920s by Kimball Young in his book Source Book for Social Psychology as an extension of the terms introvert and extrovert.